via press release:
BOTH CBS LATE NIGHT SHOWS INCREASE AUDIENCE VERSUS PREMIERE WEEK LAST YEAR
CBS's LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN and THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON posted premiere week gains in viewers compared to last year, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Sept. 27. LATE SHOW averaged 3.14m viewers, up +5% compared to premiere week last year (3.01m). THE LATE LATE SHOW premiered with 1.48m viewers, up +6% from a year ago (1.40m).