via press release:
During its first week in its new 11:35pm time slot (Tuesday-Friday), ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live attracted its biggest audience in its history (3.017 million), surpassing the show’s previous high by 26%. In fact, Thursday’s broadcast and Tuesday’s debut marked the show’s Top 2 most-watched regular telecasts ever. In addition, JKL delivered its best performance with Adults 18-49 (1.070 million) in over 9 years (since the week of 11/24/03).
- Jimmy Kimmel Live ranked as the week’s #1 show in late-night in Adults 18-49, beating runner-up NBC’s The with Jay Leno by 3%.
- Jimmy Kimmel Live beat CBS’ The with David Letterman during the week by 31% in Adults 18-49, marking JKL’s first-ever in-season win and its largest margin of victory ever during any week over The .
· JKL grew over its 2012-13 season averages in its previous 12am time slot by 55% in Total Viewers and by 60% in Adults 18-49.