“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” took off the week of Oct. 15, and as a result, took a predictable hit in the late-night ratings. The NBC series fell from its previous 0.50 to a 0.46 rating in adults 18-49, but still won the 11:35 p.m. time slot. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” also took the week off, and slipped two-hundredths of a point from a 0.28 to a 0.26.
Elsewhere, CBS’ “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” returned from a small break and managed to climb up from the 0.36 it had scored the week before to a 0.41. ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” barely stayed ahead of “Colbert,” and ticked up one-hundredth to a 0.42. “The Late Late Show with James Corden” was also up from its previous 0.22 to a 0.23.
In cable, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” fell back down three-hundredths of a point from a 0.25 to a 0.22.
Here are the late-night numbers for Oct. 15-19, 2018:
Notes: Oct. 19’s “Kimmel” and “Late Late Show” were encores.
|Show||Net||Adults 18-49, 10/15 – 10/19||Viewers (millions),
10/15 – 10/19
|Adults 18-49 season to date||Viewers (millions) season to date|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – R||NBC||0.46/3||1.90||0.52/4||2.37|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live||ABC||0.42/3||2.00||0.40/3||2.04|
|Late Show with Stephen Colbert – R||CBS||0.41/3||3.02||0.51/3||3.55|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers – R||0.26/2||1.11||0.32/3||1.50|
|Late Late Show with James Corden||CBS||0.23/2||1.29||0.24/2||1.34|
|Last Call with Carson Daly||NBC||0.18/2||0.73||0.19/2||0.78|
|Show||Net||Time||Adults 18-49, 10/15 – 10/19||Viewers (millions),
10/15 – 10/19
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||11:30 p.m.||0.44||0.89|
|Adult Swim programming||Adult Swim||12:30 a.m.||0.36||0.70|
|The Daily Show with Trevor Noah||Comedy Central||11 p.m.||0.22||0.73|
Source: The Nielsen Company