“The Late Late Show with James Corden” managed a small uptick in the late-night ratings for the week of Oct. 7.

The CBS series averaged a 0.19 rating among adults 18-49, up one-hundredth of a point from the 0.18 it had averaged its previous two weeks. Also on CBS, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” held steady with a 0.37 average rating for the second week in a row.

Meanwhile, NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” stayed on top of the week’s late-night rankings with a 0.38, down four-hundredths from its previous 0.42. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (0.22), “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” (0.14), and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (0.32) all similarly ticked down a bit from their ratings the week before.

In cable, Comedy Central’s “Lights Out with David Spade” maintained a 0.11, while “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” averaged its third straight 0.19 rating. TBS’ “Conan” (0.13) stayed on hiatus.

Here are the late-night numbers for Oct. 7-11, 2019:


Notes: All Oct. 11 broadcasts except “Nightline” were encores, and the NBC and CBS encores were excluded from these averages.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 10/7 – 10/11 Viewers (millions),
10/7 – 10/11
Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.38/3 1.85 0.39/3 1.89
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.37/3 2.99 0.39/3 3.31
Jimmy Kimmel Live! ABC 0.32/2 1.76 0.33/3 1.84
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.22/2 1.14 0.23/3 1.19
Nightline ABC 0.21/2 1.10 0.22/2 1.14
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.19/2 1.21 0.19/2 1.22
1:35 a.m.
A Little Late with Lilly Singh NBC 0.14/2 0.65 0.15/2 0.67



Note: “Conan” was preempted on Oct. 7 and Oct. 9.

Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 10/7 – 10/11 Viewers (millions),
10/7 – 10/11
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.34 0.69
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.28 0.52
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.19 0.67
Lights Out with David Spade Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.11 0.26
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.13 0.38

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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