ABC is Up Year to Year and Week to Week in Late-Night, as NBC and CBS Decline

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February 24th, 2012


via press release:

ABC Late-Night (Monday – Friday)

With its lineup of “Nightline” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” during the week of February 13, 2012, ABC was up for the 2nd consecutive week in both Total Viewers (+5% - 2.373 million vs. 2.252 million) and Adults 18-49 (+2% - 808,000 vs. 790,000) to deliver its 2nd-strongest performance in late-night since November in both viewers and young adults – since the weeks of 11/21/11 and 11/28/11, respectively.

ABC also grew over the same week last year by 14% in Total Viewers and by 3% in Adults 18-49 (2.090 million and 782,000 on w/o 2/14/11) to qualify as the only broadcaster in late-night to post gains over the prior week or the year-ago week in either Nielsen measure.

  • ABC outperformed NBC during the week in late-night in both Total Viewers (+2% - 2.373 million vs. 2.334 million) and in Adults 18-49 (+3% - 808,000 vs. 784,000).
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