In the week of July 4-8, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” ran a week of repeats once again, continuing to drop from its previous 0.73 to a 0.71 rating in adults 18-49, though it still managed to stay on top of the 11:35 p.m. time slot. “Late Night with Seth Myers” fell from a 0.34 to a 0.33, after also taking a week off.

All of the other late-night broadcast shows ran repeats in the week as well, with “Jimmy Kimmel Live” falling a 0.46 to a 0.41. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” dipped from a 0.27 to a 0.24.

In cable, “The Daily Show” ticked from a 0.29 to a 0.30, while “The Nightly Show” fell from a 0.21 to a 0.20. “Conan” rose above it in result, with a 0.20.

Here are the late-night numbers for July 4-8, 2016.


Note: Due to the holiday, the July 4 ratings are not included. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 7/4- 7/8 Viewers (millions), 7/4- 7/8 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – R NBC 0.71/4 2.66 1.01/5 3.68
Jimmy Kimmel Live – R ABC 0.41/2 2.10 0.56/3 2.39
Late Show with Stephen Colbert – R CBS 0.38/2 1.92 0.62/3 2.81
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Myers – R NBC 0.33/2 1.14 0.46/3 1.56
Nightline ABC 0.31/2 1.31 0.37/2 1.56
Late Late Show with James Corden – R CBS 0.24/2 0.95 0.33/2 1.26
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.19/2 0.65 0.27/2 0.87



Note: “The Daily Show” and “The Nightly Show” were both preempted on July 4, while “Conan” ran an encore the same night. 

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 7/4- 7/8 Viewers (millions), 7/4- 7/8
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.64 1.42
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.48 1.05
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.30 0.81
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.21 0.50
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11: 30 p.m. 0.20 0.57


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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