In the week of Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” scored its most-watched week of the season with a nine-month high of 3.48 average million viewers, it was also his most-watched week in nine months since Feb. 29 – March 4. In adults 18-49, however, “Fallon” dipped slightly from its previous 0.98 to a 0.91 rating. Similarly, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” dipped to a 0.47, just one-tenth less than its 0.48 during Thanksgiving week.
Both “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” suffered noticeable drops as well, with “Colbert” falling from a 0.49 to a 0.42, including two days of repeats, and “Kimmel” airing a week of repeats resulted in it dropping to 0.40. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” meanwhile, continued to fall from a 0.27 to a 0.25 on CBS, also including two reruns.
In cable, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” returned from its week-long hiatus with a 0.33 rating, while “Conan” scored a 0.26 throughout the week.
Here are the late-night numbers for Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 2016.
Note: All NBC broadcasts on Dec. 1 were excluded due to an NFL overrun, while CBS aired encores on Monday and Tuesday. “The Late Late Show” also aired an encore on Dec. 2.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 11/21- 11/25||Viewers (millions), 11/21 – 11/25||Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||NBC||0.91/5||3.48||0.91/5||3.40|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert||CBS||0.42/2||2.42||0.58/3||2.93|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live – R||ABC||0.40/2||1.80||0.50/3||2.29|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers -R||NBC||0.47/4||1.56||0.46/3||1.59|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.25/2||1.18||0.33/2||1.34|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.30/3||0.93||0.28/3||0.89|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 11/21 – 11/25||Viewers (millions), 11/21 – 11/25|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.59||1.23|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.42||0.89|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.33||0.83|
Source: The Nielsen Company