David Letterman ends his final broadcast of the Late Show with David Letterman, Wednesday May 20, 2015 on the CBS Television Network. After 33 years in late night television, 6,028 broadcasts, nearly 20,000 total guest appearances, 16 Emmy Awards and more than 4,600 career Top Ten Lists, David Letterman says goodbye to late night television audiences. The show was taped Wednesday at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York.  Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS �©2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

via press release:

LATE NIGHT LOCAL MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

THE FINAL BROADCAST OF LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN DELIVERS THE SHOW’S HIGHEST LOCAL RATING SINCE DECEMBER 2005; OUTRATES ALL PRIMETIME BROADCASTS LAST NIGHT

 

THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN SCORES A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH

 

 

From 11:30PM-1AM, the final broadcast of LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN (Adj Avg. 9.3/24) delivered its highest local rating since Dec.1, 2005 (10.1/24) with guests Oprah Winfrey and Bonnie Raitt.  Last night’s LATE SHOW outrated every primetime broadcast.

 

From 1AM-2AM, THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN (Adj Avg. 2.5/10) scored a new all-time high local rating, up +79% from last week (1.4/05) and +150% from last year (1.0/03). 

 

 

 

CBS will release updated fast national ratings for both LATE SHOW and THE LATE LATE SHOW later today.

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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