'Nightline' is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Fourth Consecutive

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November 4th, 2010

via press release:

Nightline” IS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS

FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

Nightline” IS NO. 1 FOR THE SEASON TO DATE AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 25-54 AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1993

ABC News’ “Nightline” is the No. 1 program among Total Viewers (3.88 million), outperforming NBC’s “The Tonight Show” and CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman,” according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of October 25, 2010. This is the fourth week in a row “Nightline” has been the No. 1 program among Total Viewers.

Season to date, “Nightline” also ranks in first place among Total Viewers, A25-54 and A18-49. This is the first time “Nightline” has been in first place at this point in the season since at least the 1993-94 season, when Letterman began on CBS.

“Nightline” narrowed the demo gap with “The Late Show” by -10% versus the same week last 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 25, 2010)

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

ABC “Nightline”          3,880,000     1,580,000/ 1.3       1,230,000/ 0.9

CBS “Late Show”          3,800,000     1,670,000/ 1.3       1,290,000/ 1.0

NBC “Tonight”            3,600,000     1,450,000/ 1.2       1,170,000/ 0.9

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live+SD weeks of 10/25/10 & 10/26/09.  Live+7 (where available) & Live+SD for 9/20/10 - 10/31/10.

 
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