In the late-night ratings for the week of August 14-18, 2017, NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” took a minor hit, falling two-hundredths of a point from its previous 0.65 to a 0.63 rating in adults 18-49. The NBC series did, however, manage to stay on top in the 11:35 p.m. time slot. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” also fell slightly on NBC, dropping from a 0.37 to a 0.34 this time around.

On ABC, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” fell one-hundredth from a 0.43 to a 0.42, while CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” managed to climb up from its previous 0.42 to a 0.47 on the network. Meanwhile, “The Late Late Show with James Corden” held steady with a 0.22 for the second week in a row.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” fell one-hundredth of a point from a 0.20 to a 0.19. The ratings for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” were preempted.

Here are the late-night numbers for August 14-18, 2017:


Notes: On August 18, “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Late Late Show” aired encores. The August 15 broadcast of “Kimmel” is excluded from these averages.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 8/14 – 8/18 Viewers (millions), 8/14 – 8/18 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.63/4 2.38 0.78/4 3.03
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.47/3 3.15 0.58/3 3.30
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.43/3 1.86 0.48/3 2.17
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.34/3 1.29 0.40/3 1.51
Nightline ABC 0.28/2 1.21 0.31/2 1.41
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.22/2 1.16 0.29/2 1.31
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.21/2 0.72 0.24/2 0.80



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 8/14 – 8/18 Viewers (millions), 8/14 – 8/18
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.59 1.20
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.45 0.91
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. Preempted Preempted
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.19 0.43


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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