“Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” each enjoyed strong weeks in the ratings for Nov. 16-20. Both hit seven-week highs among adults 18-49, while “Late Night” (0.54) nearly tied CBS’ “Late Show” (0.56) despite airing an hour later.

On cable, “Conan” grew week to week for TBS, but the 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. hours of Adult Swim, along with “The Daily Show” and “The Nightly Show,” were down a bit.

Here are the late-night numbers for Nov. 16-20.


Note: The Nov. 20 “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show” and “Last Call” were repeats.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 11/16-20 Viewers (000s), 11/16-20 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (000s) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 1.0/5 3.22 1.06/5 3.78
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.58/3 2.42 0.60/3 2.53
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.56/3 2.62 0.78/4 3.17
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.54/4 1.55 0.5/3 1.62
Nightline ABC 0.33/3 1.53 0.39/2 1.60
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.3/2 1.15 0.34/2 1.28
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.33/3 0.88 0.3/3 0.92



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 11/16-20 Viewers (000s), 11/16-20
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.67 1.35
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.5 1.05
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.38 0.78
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.30 0.77
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.16 0.48


Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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