'Nightline' Is #1 In Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and 18-49 for the Week of October 4

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October 15th, 2010

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October 15, 2010

Ratings Report for ABC News’ “Nightline

For the Week of October 4, 2010

Nightline” IS #1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS,

A25-54, AND A18-49 FOR THE WEEK

Nightline” ONLY PROGRAM VERSUS

COMPETITION TO GROW WEEK TO WEEK

Nightline” INCREASES A25-54 LEAD OVER

Tonight Show” BY 35% YEAR TO YEAR

ABC News’ “Nightline” is the number one program in Total Viewers (3.82 million), Adults 25-54 (1.63 million), and Adults 18-49 (1.31 million), outperforming CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman and NBC’s “The Tonight Show” according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of October 4, 2010.

Week-to-week, “Nightline” was the only program versus the competition to grow in Total Viewers (+2%), among A25-54 (+4%), and among A18-49 (+2%). Compared to last year, “Nightline” grew the most in the key A25-54 demographic (+7%). Nightline’s total viewing lead over CBS increased +117% versus last week. Nightline also increased its lead over the “Tonight Show” among A25-54 by 35% versus the previous year.

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. John Donvan and Vicki Mabrey are correspondents. James Goldston is the executive producer. The program airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network.

(Week of October 4, 2010)

TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg

ABC “Nightline”         3,820,000     1,630,000/ 1.3   1,310,000/ 1.0

CBS “Late Show”         3,430,000     1,540,000/ 1.2   1,150,000/ 0.9

NBC “Tonight”           3,500,000     1,400,000/ 1.1   1,160,000/ 0.9

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live+SD weeks of 10/4/10, 9/27/10 & 10/5/09

 
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