After bringing in its best week in months last week, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” fell from a 0.58 to a 0.53 for the week of Feb. 15-19. CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” grew from its previous 0.55 to a 0.57. “The Tonight Show” achieved a 0.96 for teh week, better than its previous 0.9 rating and putting it at the top of the late-night ratings for its time slot.

“Late Night with Seth Myers” dropped slightly this week as well from a 0.48 to a 0.44, while “Late Late Show” rose from a 0.32 to a 0.35. “Nightline” kept its 0.36 for the second week in a row.

On cable, “The Nightly Show,” “The Daily Show,” and “Conan” were all in repeats this week, resulting in drops from their previous numbers.

Here are the late-night numbers for Feb. 15 -19, 2016.


Note:  “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night with Seth Myers,” “Late Late Show with James Corden” and “Last Call with Carson Daly” all aired repeats on Feb. 19. “Kimmel” and “Nightline” were both off on Feb. 15 as well for the President’s Day holiday.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 2/15-19 Viewers (millions), 2/15-19 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.96/5 3.51 1.08/5 3.85
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.57/3 2.74 0.7/4 2.99
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.53/3 2.25 0.57/3 2.44
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.44/3 1.50 0.5/3 1.64
Nightline ABC 0.36/2 1.49 0.38/2 1.57
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.35/3 1.41 0.34/2 1.27
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.26/2 0.84 0.29/2 0.91



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 2/15-19 Viewers (millions), 2/15-19
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.74 1.51
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.58 1.15
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.18 0.45
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.27 0.6
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore – R Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.12 0.31


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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