After staying relatively low in recent weeks, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” managed to tick up noticeably in the late-night ratings for the week of August 13. The NBC series was up four-hundredths of a point from its previous 0.44 with a 0.48 this time around, its highest-rated week since June. On the flip side, though, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” fell from a 0.27 to a 0.26.

On CBS, “”Late Show with Stephen Colbert” held steady with a 0.40 for the second week in a row. ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” took a hit this week, falling from its previous 0.39 to a 0.36. Meanwhile, it was another (slightly) up week for “”Late Late Show with James Corden,” which ticked up one-hundredth of a point to a 0.22.

In cable, “Conan” (0.10) stayed on hiatus and maintained its relatively low recent numbers. Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” posted a 0.24, up two-tenths from the week before.

Here are the late-night numbers for August 13-17, 2018:


Notes: August 17’s “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Late Late Show” were encores and the “Late Show” rebroadcast was excluded from these averages.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 8/13 – 8/17 Viewers (millions),
8/13 – 8/17
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.48/3 2.19 0.62/4 2.58
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.40/3 2.88 0.57/4 3.76
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.34/2 1.78 0.46/3 2.19
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.26/3 1.18 0.36/3 1.51
Nightline ABC 0.23/2 1.17 0.29/2 1.35
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.22/2 1.16 0.26/2 1.36
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.17/2 0.68 0.21/2 0.79



Show Net Time Adults 18-49,8/13 – 8/17 Viewers (millions),
8/13 – 8/17
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.57 1.18
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.42 0.88
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.24 0.79
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.10 0.24

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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