Late-night ratings, May 16-20, 2016: ‘Late Night with Seth Myers’ rises

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In the week of May 16-20, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” dipped slightly from its previous 0.84 to a 0.81 rating in adults 18-49, though it still maintained its dominance over all of the other competitors. “Late night with Seth Meyers” however, ticked up from a 0.40 to a 0.43 this time around.

“The Late Late Show with James Corden” held steady with a 0.31 once again as well, while “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” dipped four tenths from a 0.48 to a 0.44. “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” scored the same 0.44 rating also.

On cable, “The Daily Show” fell from a 0.31 to a 0.30, while “The Nightly Show” ticked up one tenth to a 0.20. “Conan” ran a week of repeats, resulting in lower numbers than usual as well.

Here are the late-night numbers for May 16-20, 2016.

BROADCAST

Note: “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” aired repeats on May 16 and 17. “Late Night,” “Last Call,” and “Late Late Show” ran encores on May 20 as well. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 5/16 – 5/20 Viewers (millions), 5/16 – 5/20 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.81/4 3.10 1.03/5 3.75
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.44/2 2.31 0.65/3 2.89
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.44/2 1.97 0.55/3 2.38
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.43/3 1.41 0.47/3 1.59
Nightline ABC 0.32/2 1.41 0.36/2 1.54
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.31/2 1.17 0.33/2 1.28
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.25/2 0.80 0.28/2 0.89

 

CABLE

Note: “Conan” on May 3 was delayed by an overrun NBA game and was excluded. 

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 5/16 – 5/20 Viewers (millions), 5/16 – 5/20
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.74 1.53
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.53 1.12
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.30 0.77
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11: 30 p.m. 0.20 0.53
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.19 0.40

 

Source: The Nielsen Company

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