It was a down week for NBC in the late-night ratings through May 22-26, 2017. “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” took a small hit first, falling from its previous 0.68 to a 0.65 rating in adults 18-49, though, it still kept the top spot in the 11:35 p.m. time slot. Meanwhile, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” also fell from a 0.37 to a 0.32 this time around.
Additionally, CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” fell slightly from its previous 0.52 to a 0.48. However, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” experienced a noticeable increase on ABC, rising eight-hundredths of a point from a 0.38 to a 0.46. Rounding out the week, “The Late Late Show with James Corden” ticked back up one-hundredth to a 0.28 on CBS.
In cable, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” took the week off, resulting in a drop from its previous 0.33 to a 0.17. That let “Conan” rise above it with a 0.33, one-hundredth of a point higher than the 0.22 it scored in the week before.
Here are the late-night numbers for May 22-26, 2017:
Note: “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show,” and “Last Call” all aired encores on May 26.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 5/22 – 5/26||Viewers (millions), 5/22 – 5/26||Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||0.65/4||2.61||0.81/4||3.16|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert||CBS||0.48/3||2.96||0.58/3||3.22|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live||ABC||0.46/3||2.12||0.48/3||2.20|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||NBC||0.32/3||1.35||0.42/3||1.56|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.28/2||1.30||0.31/2||1.34|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.19/2||0.71||0.25/2||0.83|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 5/22 – 5/26||Viewers (millions), 5/22 – 5/26|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.61||1.24|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.46||0.94|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.17||0.46|
Source: The Nielsen Company