via press release:
Based on National Live + Same Day Program Ratings:
During the week of 4/28/14, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live grew by double-digits over last week in Total Viewers (+12%) and Adults 18-49 (+19%) to deliver its strongest week of originals since mid-March – since the weeks of 3/10/14 and 3/17/14, respectively. (Note: JKL regularly airs repeats on Friday).
In addition, JKL posted gains over the same week last year (w/o 4/29/13) in Total Viewers (+12%) and Adults 18-49 (+5%).
· ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live ranked as the week’s #2 talk show in late-night on broadcast and cable among Adults 18-49.
· JKL beat CBS’ Thewith David Letterman by 23% in Adults 18-49 and ran neck-and-neck with the CBS late-night program in Total Viewers (with fewer than 100k Viewers separating the two programs). JKL has outdelivered Letterman in 30 of the 32 weeks of the season in the young adult demo.