"Nightline" Ranks as the No. 1 Program in Latenight for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

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February 9th, 2012

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"Nightline” Ranks as the No. 1 Program in Latenight for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

Week to Week, “Nightline” Delivers Across-the-Board Increases in All Key Demos

 

Season to Date, Nightline is No. 1 in Latenight in Overall Viewers and in the Key Adult News Demo for the 2nd Straight Year  

 

For the week of January 30, 2012, ABC’s “Nightline” ranked as the No. 1 program in latenight for the 5th time in the last 6 weeks in Adults 25-54 (1.509 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.141 million), according to Nielsen Media Research.

 

Week to week, “Nightline” delivered across-the-board increases in Total Viewers (+2%), Adults 25-54 (+7%) and Adults 18-49 (+6%).

 

Season to date, “Nightline” ranks No. 1 in late-night among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, ahead of both NBC’s “The Tonight Show” and CBS’ “The Late Show.” This marks the 2nd straight year that the ABC program is taking the top spot in overall viewers and in the key adult news demo.

 

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. Juju Chang is a correspondent. Jeanmarie Condon is the Executive Producer. The program airs weeknights from 11:35 p.m., ET to 12:00 a.m. on the ABC Television Network.

 

(Week of January 30, 2012)

 

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

ABC “Nightline”       3,752,000       1,509,000/ 1.3      1,141,000/ 0.9

CBS “Late Show”       3,306,000       1,452,000/ 1.2      1,082,000/ 0.8

NBC “Tonight Show”    3,800,000       1,448,000/ 1.2      1,114,000/ 0.9

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 1/30/12, 1/23/12 & 1/31/11.  Most Current: 2011-2012 Season (9/2/11 – 2/5/12) and 2010-2011 Season (9/20/10 – 2/6/11).

 
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