After increasing slightly last week, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” experienced a slight rise once again, going from a 0.85 rating to a 0.9 in adults 18-49. “Late Night with Seth Myers” bumped up one tenth as well from its previous 0.44 to a 0.45 this time around.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” fell from a 0.56 to a 0.50 this week though, while both “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden” had a week of repeats, resulting in minimal drops from their previous ratings.

In cable, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” dipped from a 0.32 to a 0.30, and “The Nightly Show” fell as well from its previous 0.21 to a 0.18.

Here are the late-night numbers for March 21-25, 2016.


Note: Both “The Late Late Show” and “The Late Show” aired a week of repeats this week. “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night,” and “Last Call” aired encores on March 25 as well, while all CBS broadcasts on March 24 and 25 were excluded from these listings due to delays caused by the NCAA basketball overruns. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 3/21-25 Viewers (millions), 3/21-25 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.90/4 3.37 1.06/5 3.81
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.50/2 2.34 0.57/3 2.43
Late Show with Stephen Colbert – R CBS 0.48/2 2.15 0.68/3 2.96
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.45/3 1.56 0.49/3 1.63
Nightline ABC 0.34/2 1.49 0.37/2 1.57
Late Late Show with James Corden – R CBS 0.29/2 1.11 0.33/2 1.28
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.27/2 0.91 0.29/2 0.91



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 3/21-25 Viewers (millions), 3/21-25
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.76 1.59
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.58 1.18
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.30 0.80
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.23 0.52
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.18 0.53


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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