Following a week of repeats, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night with Seth Myers” both ticked up slightly in their ratings this week, with Fallon increasing from a 0.8 to a 0.85, and Myers increasing from a 0.42 to 0.44 rating in adults 18-49.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” increased from a 0.53 to a 0.56 this week as well, while “The Late Late Show with James Corden” rose from a 0.30 to a 0.31. Continuing its recent increase as well, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” ticked up from a 0.49 to a 0.53.

In cable, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” maintained its 0.32 rating for the second week in a row while “The Nightly Show” dipped from a 0.22 to a 0.21.

Here are the late-night numbers for March 14-18, 2016.


Note: “Last Call with Carson Daly” aired a week of repeats this week. “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and “Late Night with Seth Myers” both aired encores on March 18 as well, while all CBS broadcasts on March 17 and 18 were excluded from these listings due to delays caused by the NCAA basketball overruns. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 3/14-18 Viewers (millions), 3/14-18 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.85/4 3.21 1.07/5 3.83
Jimmy Kimmel Live CBS 0.56/3 2.47 0.57/3 2.43
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.53/3 2.57 0.68/3 2.96
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.44/3 1.56 0.49/3 1.63
Nightline ABC 0.38/2 1.56 0.37/2 1.57
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.31/2 1.33 0.34/2 1.28
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.28/2 0.86 0.29/2 0.91



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 3/14-18 Viewers (millions), 3/14-18
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.76 1.59
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.58 1.20
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.32 0.84
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.27 0.55
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.21 0.56


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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