“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” recovered from a small ratings hit to lead the late-night ratings for the week of May 13. The CBS series rose from its previous 0.35 to a 0.42 rating in adults 18-49, while “The Late Late Show with James Corden” ticked back up two-hundredths of a point to a 0.21.

On NBC, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” climbed up from a 0.39 to a 0.41. “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” however, held steady with its second straight 0.24, and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” similarly held onto its previous 0.29.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” (0.15) and Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (0.14) both took the week off.

Here are the late-night numbers for May 13-17, 2019:

BROADCAST

Notes: “Kimmel’s” May 13 and 14 broadcasts were encores and are excluded from these averages. May 17’s “Late Night,” “Late Late Show,” and “Last Call” were encores but are included.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 5/13 – 5/17 Viewers (millions),
5/13 – 5/17
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.42/3 3.14 0.52/4 3.77
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.41/3 2.14 0.51/4 2.43
Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC 0.29/2 1.61 0.38/3 2.04
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.24/2 1.19 0.30/3 1.45
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.21/2 1.24 0.23/2 1.35
Nightline ABC 0.21/2 1.10 0.25/2 1.27
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.17/2 0.68 0.18/2 0.73

 

CABLE

Note: May 13’s “Daily Show” was preempted.

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 5/13 – 5/17 Viewers (millions),
5/13 – 5/17
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.39 0.76
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.31 0.59
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.15 0.36
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.14 0.46

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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