After taking a hit the week before, NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” rebounded in the late-night ratings, up from its previous 0.46 to a 0.50 rating in adults 18-49. It was an solid week for “Late Night with Seth Meyers” as well, as it ticked back up two-hundredths of a point to a 0.28.

CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” went the other way, and slipped from a 0.45 to a 0.43, while ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” rose to a 0.38, up from the 0.34 it had scored the week before. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” improved week-to-week too, and climbed up from a 0.21 to a 0.23.

In cable, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” scored a 0.23 for the second week in a row. TBS’ “Conan” inched up one-hundredth of a point to a 0.18.

Here are the late-night numbers for Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2019:


Notes: Feb. 1’s “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” and” “Late Night” were encores and the “Late Show” encore is excluded from these averages. “Late Late Show” ran encores on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 and both are excluded.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 1/28 – 2/1 Viewers (millions),
1/28 – 2/1
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.50/3 2.42 0.54/4 2.48
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.43/3 3.40 0.53/4 3.76
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.38/3 2.02 0.40/3 2.06
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.28/3 1.35 0.31/3 1.47
Nightline ABC 0.24/2 1.27 0.26/2 1.30
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.23/2 1.33 0.24/2 1.36
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.17/2 0.74 0.19/2 0.76



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 1/28 – 2/1 Viewers (millions),
1/28 – 2/1
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.43 0.84
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.34 0.65
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.23 0.75
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.18 0.21

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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