Jimmy Kimmel Live Logo New

via press release:

ABC Posts its Best Late-Night Performance in Adults 18-49 in 12 Weeks

 

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” Builds to a 6-Week High Among Adults 18-49

 

Up Week to Week in All Key Demos, “Nightline” Ranks No. 1 in its 12:35am Slot

 

ABC Late-Night (Monday – Friday)

With its late-night lineup of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” at 11:35 p.m. and “Nightline” at 12:35 a.m. during the week of June 1, 2015, ABC soared to its best performance in late-night in 12 weeks among Adults 18-49 (750,000) – since the week of 3/9/15.

 

·         ABC was the week’s most-watched network in late-night, edging out NBC (2.120 million vs. 2.098 million).

 

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F 11:35 p.m.)

During the week of June 1, 2015, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” grew to a 6-week high among Adults 18-49 (827,000) – since the week of 4/20/15.

 

·         ABC’s “Kimmel” was the week’s No. 2 late-night talk show with Adults 18-49, behind only NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

 

·         The Thursday telecast of “Kimmel” (6/4/15) was the night’s No. 1 late-night telecast in Adults 18-49, beating “The Tonight Show” by 26% (1.347 million vs. 1.072 million).

 

“Nightline” (M-F 12:35 a.m.)

ABC’s “Nightline” scored an across-the-board victory over its CBS and NBC competition in Total Viewers (1.540 million), Adults 25-54 (682,000) and Adults 18-49 (593,000) during the week of June 1, 2015. “Nightline” has led in Total Viewers in 29 of the 37 weeks this season. In addition, “Nightline” led CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (+381,000, +230,000 and +249,000, respectively) by its largest margins ever in all three measures.

 

“Nightline” saw week-to-week increases (1.410 million, 576,000, and 477,000, respectively, on w/o 5/25/15) in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+9%), Adults 25-54 (+18%) and Adults 18-49 (+24%). In fact, “Nightline” turned in its best key adult performances since March – since weeks of 3/23/15 and 3/2/15, respectively.

 

“Nightline’s” Thursday airing (6/4/15) was the week’s No. 1 telecast in all key target demos Total Viewers (1.993 million), Adults 25-54 (979,000) and Adults 18-49 (983,000), beating every telecast of the week of CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” and NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”  In addition, “Nightline’s” scored its top Adult 18-49 telecast in nearly 2 years (since 6/18/13) and 2nd-best overall in its new time period. 

 

 

 

 

Late-Night (Week of June 1)TOTAL VIEWERS   A18-49(000) 

ABC                            2,120,000         750,000

CBS                            1,159,000         344,000

NBC                            2,098,000         783,000

 

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for weeks of 6/1/15, 5/25/15 & 6/2/14, or as dated.

 

 

Posted by:TV BTN

blog comments powered by Disqus