The week of May 20 boasted several small upticks in the late-night ratings.
“The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” may have lost the regular season to “Colbert,” but the NBC series did manage to tick up from its previous 0.41 to a 0.43 rating in adults 18-49. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” rose from a 0.24 to a 0.25 as well, and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (0.31) inched up two-hundredths of a point.
On CBS, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” posted its second straight 0.42, while “The Late Late Show with James Corden” held steady with the same 0.21 that it scored the week before.
In cable, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” returned from a week off with a 0.21, and TBS’ “Conan” similarly came back with a 0.18.
Here are the late-night numbers for May 20-24, 2019:
Notes: May 24’s “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” and “Late Late Show” were encores, with the CBS repeats excluded from these weekly averages, but the NBC and ABC encores included.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 5/20 – 5/24||Viewers (millions),
5/20 – 5/24
|Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||0.43/3||2.13||0.51/4||2.42|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert||CBS||0.42/3||2.98||0.52/4||3.77|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||ABC||0.31/2||1.76||0.38/3||2.03|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||NBC||0.25/3||1.19||0.30/3||1.45|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.21/2||1.20||0.23/2||1.35|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.16/2||0.65||0.18/2||0.73|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 5/20 – 5/24||Viewers (millions),
5/20 – 5/24
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.36||0.73|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.29||0.57|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.21||0.70|
Source: The Nielsen Company