ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Posts One of its Most-Watched Telecasts Ever with Pair of Comedy Central Hosts

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via press release:

First Time Visits By Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rank Among
“Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” Top 10 Most-Watched Telecasts Ever

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F 12:00 a.m.)

Featuring guests Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on its third day broadcasting from Brooklyn (Thursday, 11/1/12), ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was up over the prior day by 7% in Total Viewers (2.519 million vs. 2.355 million) to attract its biggest overall audience in almost 1 year – since 11/22/11. In fact, Thursday’s telecast ranked among “JKL’s” Top 10 most-watched ever (No. 8).

 

  • In addition, the first-time visits by the Comedy Central hosts gave the ABC late-night program its 2nd-largest Thursday audience in its nearly 10-year history.

 

 

Source: Nielsen Media Research, (Live + Same Day, Fast National Program Ratings, 11/1/12).

 

 

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