Following a minor dip last week, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” ticked up slightly from its previous 0.84 rating to a 0.89 rating in adults 18-49 this week. “Late Night with Seth Myers” experienced a minimal bump as well from its previous 0.41 to a 0.44.

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” ticked up from a 0.44 to a 0.49, while “The Late Late Show with James Corden” rose from a 0.29 rating last week to a 0.31 this time around. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” ran a week of repeats as well, which resulted in lower ratings.

In cable, following a week of repeats, both “The Nightly Show” and “The Daily Show” experienced bumps in their ratings this week.

Here are the late-night numbers for April 4-8, 2016.


Note: Both “Late Night” and “Last Call” aired encore episodes April 8, on  “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” aired a week of repeats. Meanwhile, due to delays by the Masters golf tournament, all CBS telecasts on Thursday and Friday were excluded from the ratings here. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 4/4-4/8 Viewers (millions), 4/4-4/8 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.89/4 3.46 1.06/5 3.81
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.49/2 2.31 0.67/3 2.93
Jimmy Kimmel Live – R CBS 0.43/2 1.99 0.56/3 2.42
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.44/3 1.48 0.49/3 1.62
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.31/2 1.21 0.33/2 1.27
Nightline ABC 0.30/2 1.30 0.37/2 1.55
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.27/2 0.86 0.29/2 0.91



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 4/4-4/8 Viewers (millions), 4/4-4/8
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.77 1.59
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.59 1.21
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.28 0.76
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.20 0.51
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.19 0.53


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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