March 18-22 was a steady week in the late-night ratings for NBC. “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” scored a 0.43 rating in adults 18-49 for the third straight week, and “Late Night with Seth Meyers” similarly stayed even with another 0.27. Both shows remained at the top of their respective time slots for the week.

Elsewhere, CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” continued to slip, this time down from its previous 0.39 to a 0.37. ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” fell six-hundredths of a point to a 0.34 as well, while “The Late Late Show with James Corden” inched up from a 0.19 to a 0.20.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” posted the same 0.14 rating that it had scored the week before. Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” also held onto its previous 0.23.

Here are the late-night numbers for March 18-22, 2019:


Notes: March 21 and 22’s CBS telecasts were delayed by NCAA basketball and are excluded. March 22’s “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Last Call” were encores.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 3/18- 3/22 Viewers (millions),
3/18 – 3/22
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.43/3 2.15 0.53/4 2.47
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.37/3 2.94 0.53/4 3.81
Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC 0.34/2 1.93 0.39/3 2.09
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.27/3 1.21 0.31/3 1.47
Nightline ABC 0.22/2 1.18 0.25/2 1.30
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.20/2 1.14 0.24/2 1.36
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.19/2 0.68 0.19/2 0.75



Note: March 21’s “Conan” was preempted.

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 3/18 – 3/22 Viewers (millions),
3/18 – 3/22
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.42 0.84
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.32 0.64
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.23 0.78
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.14 0.39

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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