ABC’s 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Grows to its Most-Watched July Sweep Ever

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August 1st, 2013

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via press release:

 

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Grows to its Most-Watched July Sweep Ever
And Delivers its 4 Biggest Sweep Audiences During the 2012-13 Season

 

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F 11:35 p.m.)

During the 2013 July sweep, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” soared over the year-ago sweep by 24% in Total Viewers (2.048 million vs. 1.657 million) to mark its most-watched July sweep ever. In fact, “JKL” has delivered its 4 biggest sweep audiences during the 4 sweep periods of the 2012-13 season (November ‘12, February ‘13, May ‘13, July ‘13). In addition, “JKL” grew its overall audience year over year in all 4 sweeps of the season and for the 8th consecutive sweep in a row. “JKL” was also up year to year by 10% in Adults 18-49 (659,000 vs. 598,000) to score its best July in 5 years – since 2008.

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, Most Current Program Ratings for 2013 July Sweep (6/27/13 – 7/24/13), Live +7 Day Program Ratings for 2012 July Sweep (6/28/12 – 7/25/12). Current Comparisons based on 000s.

 
  • Jim LaForte

    Is it not a tad bit disingenuous of ABC? Of course Jimmy’s ratings for this sweep would be his highest ever, give the fact that his show airs in an earlier time slot…..

  • Jim LaForte

    given…

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