Nov. 4-8 proved to be a down week for two of NBC’s late-night shows.

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” took a notable hit week-to-week, averaging only a 0.32 rating in the adults 18-49 demo, down from its 0.36 average from the week before. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” similarly dropped from a 0.23 to a 0.19 rating, placing third in the 12:35 a.m. time slot’s demo rankings.

Elsewhere, CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” stayed on top of the week’s late-night shows with a 0.38 average rating, back up one-hundredth of a point from its average the previous week. Also on CBS, “The Late Late Show with James Corden” held steady with a 0.21 average for the second week in a row. ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” meanwhile, rose from a 0.31 to a 0.32.

In cable, TBS’ “Conan” climbed up from its previous 0.10 to a 0.14. Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (0.17) and “Lights Out with David Spade” (0.10) stayed even week-to-week.

Here are the late-night numbers for Nov. 4-8, 2019:


Notes: Nov. 8’s “Tonight,” “Late Show,” “Kimmel,” “Late Night,” “Late Late Show,” and “A Little Late” were all encores. The night’s NBC and CBS rebroadcasts are excluded from these averages.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 11/4 – 11/8 Viewers (millions),
11/4 – 11/8
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.38/3 2.96 0.44/3 3.50
Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC 0.32/2 1.78 0.34/3 1.94
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.32/3 1.77 0.41/3 1.92
12:35 a.m.
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.21/2 1.28 0.20/2 1.27
Nightline ABC 0.21/2 1.13 0.22/2 1.18
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.19/2 1.08 0.23/3 1.25
1:35 a.m.
A Little Late with Lilly Singh NBC 0.15/2 0.68 0.15/2 0.67



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 11/4 – 11/8 Viewers (millions),
11/4 – 11/8
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.34 0.71
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.28 0.56
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.17 0.59
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.14 0.33
Lights Out with David Spade Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.10 0.25

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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