via press note:
ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live kicked off premiere week of the 2013-14 season (week of September 23, 2013) with its biggest-ever opening-week audience. Jumping 36% in Total Viewers over premiere week last year (w/o 9/24/12), ABC’s JKL delivered the largest gains over last year of any late-night broadcast talk show. In addition, Jimmy Kimmel Live catapulted 38% over the year-ago week in Adults 18-49 to score its strongest opening week performance in 6 years – since 2007.
- ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live ranked as the #2 broadcast talk show in late-night in Adults 18-49 during premiere week of the new season, topping CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman by 9%.