ABC’s 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Posts 2nd-Strongest Numbers Of the Season in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

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November 29th, 2010

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ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Posts its 2nd-Strongest Numbers Of the Season in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49

“JKL” Betters NBC’s “Fallon” in Viewers for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks

“JKL” Beats CBS’ “Ferguson” in Adults 18-49 by its Largest Margin of the Season

Tuesday’s Airing Stands as “JKL’s” Most-Watched Telecast Since June

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of November 15, 2010, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” turned in its 2nd-best performance of the season in both Total Viewers (1.81 million) and Adults 18-49 (741,000), behind only the previous week’s season-high numbers.  “JKL” was up over the same week last year in both viewers and young adults (1.76 million and 719,000 in A18-49 on w/o 11/15/09), scoring its 5th straight week of year-to-year increases in Total Viewers and up for the 7th time in 9 weeks this season.

  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live” beat NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in Total Viewers (1.81 million vs. 1.67 million). In fact, “JKL” bettered “Fallon” for the 5th time in the last 6 weeks.
  • ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” outperformed CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” in both Total Viewers (+8% - 1.81 million vs. 1.67 million) and Adults 18-49 (+19% - 741,000 vs. 625,000) for the 2nd week in a row.  In fact, “Kimmel” bested “Ferguson” for the 5th week in a row and with its largest margin of the season in the key young adult demo.
  • “JKL’s” Tuesday telecast (11/16/10), featuring “Dancing with the Stars” castoff Brandy, Leah Remini and musical guest Trey Songz, drew the ABC late-night program’s largest audience (2.20 million) on any night since June – since 6/17/10.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 11/15/10, or as dated.  Comparisons based on 000s.

 
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