In the week of August 29 – September 2, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” landed the top spot in the 11:35 p.m. time slot, despite dipping from a 0.82 to a 0.81 rating in adults 18-49. “Late Night with Seth Myers” also dropped on NBC from its previous 0.45 to a 0.42.

Meanwhile, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” managed to beat CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this week with a 0.41, as the former fell from a 0.46 to a 0.39. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” also suffered a noticeable drop from a 0.28 to a 0.22, letting “Nightline” rise above it with a 0.27.

In cable, “Conan” ticked up to a 0.27, while “The Daily Show” ratings were all pre-empted.

Here are the late-night numbers for August 29 – September 2, 2016.

BROADCAST

Note: “Late Night,” “Jimmy Kimmel,” and “Late Late Show” all aired repeats on September 2, while “Late Night” also aired an encore on September 1. “Last Call” was pre-empted on September 1 and 2 as well.  

Show Net Adults 18-49, 8/29- 9/2 Viewers (millions), 8/29- 9/2 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.81/5 3.14 0.99/5 3.62
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.41/2 1.89 0.53/3 2.30
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.39/2 2.16 0.60/3 2.75
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Myers NBC 0.42/3 1.41 0.45/3 1.54
Nightline ABC 0.27/2 1.25 0.36/2 1.51
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.22/2 1.07 0.32/2 1.23
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.26/2 0.75 0.27/2 0.86

 

CABLE

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 8/29- 9/2 Viewers (millions), 8/29- 9/2
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.64 1.35
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.49 1.07
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.27 0.61
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. Pre-Empted Pre-Empted

 

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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