In the week of May 30-June 3, “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” ran a week of repeats, resulting in noticeably lower ratings than usual, dropping from its previous 0.84 to a 0.70 rating in adults 18-49. Similarly, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” also ran a week of encore episodes falling from a 0.43 to a 0.35.

Thanks to the NBC reruns as well, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” managed to land on top of its time slot competition, with a 0.71 rating, a large increase over its previous 0.54, which were boosted thanks to the NBA games. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” dipped one tenth as well, from a 0.27 to a 0.26.

In cable, “Conan,” The Daily Show,” and “The Nightly Show” all ran a week of repeats, with “Conan” landing the top in the time slot.

Here are the late-night numbers for May 30-June 3, 2016.


Note: “Late Night,” “Last Call,” “The Tonight Show,” and “Late Late Show” all ran encores throughout the entire week. 

Show Net Adults 18-49, 5/30 – 6/3 Viewers (millions), 5/30 – 6/3 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.71/4 2.64 0.55/3 2.39
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – R NBC 0.70/4 2.66 1.02/5 3.73
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.40/2 2.08 0.64/3 2.87
12:35 a.m.
Nightline ABC 0.44/3 1.72 0.37/2 1.55
Late Night with Seth Myers – R ABC 0.35/2 1.17 0.47/3 1.58
Late Late Show with James Corden – R CBS 0.26/2 1.07 0.33/2 1.27
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.22/2 0.70 0.28/2 0.89



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 5/30- 6/3 Viewers (millions), 5/30- 6/3
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.79 1.60
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.58 1.17
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.20 0.47
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.18 0.43
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore – R Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.15 0.36


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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