In the late-night ratings for the week of Oct. 9-13, 2017, NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” fell slightly from its previous 0.64 to a 0.61 rating in adults 18-49 this time around. Similarly, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” slipped one-hundredth of a point from its previous 0.36 to a 0.35, also on NBC. Both shows did, however, stay on top of the 11:35 p.m. and 12:35 a.m. time slots, respectively.

On CBS, “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” also took a minor hit, falling from a 0.52 to a 0.48, while ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” dropped from the previous week’s 0.50 to a 0.43. Additionally, “The Late Late Show with James Corden” fell three-hundredths of a point from a 0.30 to a 0.27.

In cable, both TBS’ “Conan” and Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” aired encores and scored 0.12s, although, the Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday installments of “Conan” were all pre-empted as well.

Here are the late-night numbers for Oct. 9-13, 2017:


Notes: Oct. 12’s CBS programs were delayed by an NFL overrun. The Oct. 13 “Kimmel,” “Late Night” and “Late Late Show” broadcasts were all encores.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 10/9 – 10/13 Viewers (millions), 10/9 – 10/13 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (millions) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.61/4 2.49  0.64/4  2.61
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.48/3 3.00  0.55/3  3.25
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.43/3 2.17  0.48/3  2.33
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.35/3 1.36  0.36/3  1.41
Nightline ABC 0.27/2 1.40  0.32/3  1.48
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.27/2 1.33  0.29/3  1.37
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly – R NBC 0.22/2 0.75  0.22/2  0.77



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 10/9 – 10/13 Viewers (millions), 10/9 – 10/13
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.59 1.16
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.47 0.92
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – R Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.12 0.37
Conan – R TBS 11 p.m. 0.12 0.33


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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