via press release:
ABC’s “” stood as the No. 1 program in latenight for the 3rd consecutive week in all target demos: Total Viewers (3.802 million), Adults 25-54 (1.492 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.108 million), for the week of March 12, 2012, according to Nielsen Media Research. In fact, for the 4th time in the last 5 weeks, “ ” has ranked No. 1 in all 3 measures.
“” saw week-to-week improvement in Total Viewers (+2%), Adults 25-54 (+4%) and Adults 18-49 (+6%), hitting a 4-week high in the key adult news demo – best since w/o 2/13/12.
Season to date, “” ranks No. 1 in latenight among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, ahead of both NBC’s “The ” and CBS’ “The .” 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.
Note: Due to CBS’ coverage of, “The ” was delayed and broken out on Thu (3/15/12) and Fri (3/16/12); ratings are excluded from the averages.
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.