"Nightline" Tied For No. 1 Among Adults 18-49 And Is No. 2 In Total Viewers And Among Adults 25-54 For The Week

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November 29th, 2010

via press release:

Nightline” TIED FOR NO. 1 AMONG ADULTS 18-49 AND IS NO. 2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND AMONG ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE WEEK

Nightline” IS NO. 1 SEASON TO DATE AMONG ADULTS 18-49,

ADULTS 25-54 AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1993

ABC News’ “Nightline” placed second among Total Viewers (3.74 million), outperforming CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman,” according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of November 15, 2010. For the week, “Nightline” tied with the “Tonight Show” for first place among Adults 18-49 (1.23 million) and placed second among Adults 25-54 (1.59 million).

Season to date, “Nightline” 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.

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 November 15, 2010)

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

ABC “Nightline”      3,740,000       1,590,000/ 1.3      1,230,000/ 0.9

NBC “Tonight”        3,850,000       1,610,000/ 1.3      1,230,000/ 0.9

CBS “Late Show”      3,300,000       1,390,000/ 1.1      1,030,000/ 0.8

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live+SD week of 11/15/10.  Live+7 (where available) & Live+SD for Season-to-Date (9/20/10 - 11/21/10).

 
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