Dec. 11-15, 2017 was a low week in the late-night ratings for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” with the NBC series dropping nine-hundredths of a point from its previous 0.70 to a 0.61 rating in adults 18-49. It wasn’t the only late-night series on NBC to take a hit in the ratings either, with “Late Night with Seth Meyers” also dropping noticeably from a 0.41 to a 0.37 this time around.

Additionally, CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” managed to hold steady with another 0.49, while “Jimmy Kimmel Live” similarly maintained its previous 0.44 for the second week in a row. Also on CBS, however, “The Late Late Show with James Corden” did drop one-hundredth of a point down to a 0.29.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” ticked up from a 0.16 to a 0.17 this week, while “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” fell from its previous 0.26 to a0.24 on Comedy Central.

Here are the late-night numbers for Dec. 11-15, 2017:


Notes: Dec. 14’s NBC programs were delayed due to a primetime NFL overrun. Dec. 15’s “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show” and “Last Call” were encores.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 12/11 – 12/15 Viewers (millions),
12/11 – 12/15
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.61/4 2.56 0.68/4 2.74
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.49/3 3.38 0.60/4 3.72
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.44/3 2.12 0.49/3 2.35
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.37/3 1.45 0.40/3 1.56
Nightline ABC 0.30/2 1.35 0.31/2 1.45
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.29/2 1.48 0.30/3 1.44
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.23/2 0.85 0.24/2 0.84



Show Net Time Adults 18-49,12/11 12/15 Viewers (millions),
12/11 –12/15
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.54 1.08
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.42 0.85
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah TBS 11 p.m. 0.24 0.79
Conan Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.17 0.44
The Opposition Comedy Central 11:30 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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