In the week of May 1-5, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” broke its recent streak of upticks, falling from its previous 0.66 to a 0.60 rating in adults 18-49. However, it still led the 11:35 p.m. time slot in the demographic throughout the week. Also on NBC, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” maintained a 0.32 for the second week in a row.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” returned from a week of encores on ABC with a 0.40. Meanwhile, “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” rose more than any other late-night program in the week, ticking up eight-hundredths of a point from its previous 0.44 to a 0.52. The CBS series also scored the most total viewers in the 11:35 p.m. time slot with an average 3.06 million. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” also experienced a minor increasing, rising from a 0.26 to a 0.29.
In cable, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” dipped from its previous 0.33 to a 0.29 on Comedy Central this week, while “Conan” ticked back up to a 0.23 on TBS.
Here are the late-night numbers for May 1-5, 2017:
Note: “Late Night,” “Late Late Show,” and “Last Call” all aired encores on May 5. “Kimmel” had all replacement guest hosts May 2-5.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 5/1 – 5/5||Viewers (millions), 5/1 – 5/5||Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||0.60/3||2.65||0.82/4||3.19|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert||CBS||0.52/3||3.06||0.58/3||3.16|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live||ABC||0.40/2||1.95||0.48/3||2.21|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||NBC||0.32/2||1.34||0.42/3||1.56|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.29/2||1.32||0.31/2||1.34|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.18/2||0.72||0.25/2||0.84|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 5/1 – 5/5||Viewers (millions), 5/1 – 5/5|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.59||1.21|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.47||0.95|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.29||0.88|
Source: The Nielsen Company