In the late-night ratings for the week of April 15, several shows managed to recover from the drops they experienced the week before. ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” climbed up from its previous 0.32 to a 0.35 rating in adults 18-49. NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” similarly rebounded back from a 0.40 to a 0.42, winning the week in the demo by its largest margin since the week of Nov. 19.

“Late Night with Seth Meyers” (0.25) managed to tick up one-hundredth of a point week-to-week as well, while CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” dropped from a 0.39 to a 0.35. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” posted its second straight 0.19.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” grabbed a 0.12, down from its previous 0.14. Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” took the week off and suffered a predictable ratings drop.

Here are the late-night numbers for April 15-19, 2019:


Notes: April 19’s “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show” and “Last Call” were encores. April 18’s “Late Night” ran 90 minutes and preempted “Last Call.”

Show Net Adults 18-49, 4/15 – 4/19 Viewers (millions),
4/15 – 4/19
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.42/3 2.20 0.52/4 2.45
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.35/3 2.84 0.53/4 3.80
Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC 0.35/2 1.72 0.39/3 2.07
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.25/2 1.21 0.31/3 1.46
Nightline ABC 0.23/2 1.11 0.25/2 1.29
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.19/2 1.19 0.24/2 1.36
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.17/2 0.70 0.18/2 0.74




Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 4/15 – 4/19 Viewers (millions),
4/15 – 4/19
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.36 0.73
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.29 0.59
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.12 0.36
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.12 0.32

Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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