After taking a hit the week before, NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” managed to hold steady in the late-night ratings for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2018, maintaining its previous 0.59 rating in adults 18-49. The same could not be said for “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” which took a minor hit, falling one-hundredth of a point from a 0.37 to a 0.36 this time around, also on NBC.

On CBS, “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” did manage to tick up to a 0.47 from its previous 0.44, but was not able to climb above ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” which similarly rose from a 0.45 to a 0.48. Meanwhile, CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” returned from a brief hiatus and predictably, ticked up to a 0.28 rating.

In cable, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” also managed to tick up two-hundredths of a point from a 0.25 to a 0.22. “Conan” experienced a similar increase in its numbers too, climbing to a 0.17 on TBS.

Here are the late-night numbers for Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2018:


Notes: Feb. 2’s “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show” and “Last Call.” were encores. “Tonight” also aired a rebroadcast on Feb. 2 and those results are excluded from these averages. Feb. 1’s “Last Call” was preempted.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 1/29 – 2/2 Viewers (millions),
1/29 – 2/2
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.59/4 2.43 0.69/4 2.77
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.48/3 2.17 0.48/3 2.29
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.47/3 3.23 0.61/4 3.86
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.36/3 1.40 0.40/3 1.58
Nightline ABC 0.32/2 1.35 0.31/2 1.43
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.28/2 1.39 0.30/3 1.45
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.22/2 0.79 0.24/2 0.84



Show Net Time Adults 18-49,1/292/2 Viewers (millions),
1/29 – 2/2
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.56 1.14
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.42 0.87
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.27 0.94
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.17 0.37
The Opposition Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.12 0.35


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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