ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ is the No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show on Thursday


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ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is the No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show on Thursday,
Beating an Original of NBC’s “Fallon” for the First Time Ever


 “Kimmel” Posts its Top-Rated Telecast in Adults 18-49 Since Moving to 11:35pm


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“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F 11:35 p.m.)

On Thursday, June 5, 2014, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” ranked as Thursday’s No. 1 talk show in late-night in Households (3.1/9) and Adults 18-49 (1.5/8), beating an original telecast of NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” for the first time ever in both Nielsen measures (2.6/7 and 1.0/5).


Hitting a new season high among Adults 18-49 in the 25 LPM Markets, “Kimmel” scored its highest-rated telecast on any night in late-night since moving to 11:35 p.m. in January 2013. In Households in the 56 U.S. Metered Markets, “Kimmel” earned its 2nd-highest-rated telecast this season, behind only “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra” (on 4/17/14).


  • “Kimmel” ranked No. 1 in its time slot in HH in 9 of the Top 10 U.S. Markets, including each of the Top 5: New York, Los Angeles (tie), Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Boston (tie), DC, Atlanta, Houston.


  • In Jimmy Fallon’s home market of New York, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” beat NBC’s “Fallon” by 14% in Households (4.0/11 vs. 3.5/8) and by 12% in Adults 18-49 (1.9/9 vs. 1.7/8). In fact, among HH, “Kimmel” has finished No. 1 in its slot in New York on 3 of the 4 days of the week so far (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday).


PROGRAM AVERAGES        HH Rtg      A18-49 Rtg

ABC “JKL”               4.0/11        1.5/8

NBC “Tonight Show”      2.6/7         1.0/5

CBS “Late Show”         2.0/5         0.3/2



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Source: WRAP Overnights, Weighted U.S. Metered Market Averages, Live + Same Day (6/5/14).

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