With the holiday break officially over, the late-night shows returned from hiatus, and as a result, scored closer to their usual ratings.
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” posted a 0.48 rating in adults 18-49 to win its 11:35 p.m. time slot, despite being down from the 0.52 it had scored in its last full week of 2018. Also on NBC, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” grabbed the same 0.27 rating that it had scored the previous encore week.
CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” managed to rise from a 0.32 to a 0.41, while ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” ticked up one-hundredth of a point to a 0.35. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” similarly inched up from its previous 0.18 to a 0.19.
In cable, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” returned with a solid 0.23.
Here are the late-night numbers for Jan. 7-11, 2019:
Notes: Jan. 11’s “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Late Late Show” were encores.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 1/7 – 1/11||Viewers (millions),
1/7 – 1/11
|Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||0.48/3||2.20||0.54/4||2.49|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert||CBS||0.41/3||3.10||0.53/4||3.76|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live||ABC||0.35/2||1.86||0.40/3||2.07|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||NBC||0.27/3||1.21||0.32/3||1.49|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.19/2||1.22||0.25/2||1.36|
|Last Call with Carson Daly – R||NBC||0.17/2||0.68||0.19/2||0.77|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 1/7 – 1/11||Viewers (millions),
1/7 – 1/11
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.41||0.83|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.33||0.65|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.23||0.73|
Source: The Nielsen Company