ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Soars to a 4-Month High in Adults 18-49, Topping CBS' Colbert as the Week’s No. 2 Late-Night Talk Show

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Soars to a 4-Month High in Adults 18-49, Topping CBS' Colbert as the Week’s No. 2 Late-Night Talk Show

March 19, 2019

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
Week of March 11, 2019

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to a 4-Month High Among Adults 18-49

‘Kimmel’ Tops CBS’ ‘Colbert’ to Rank as the Week’s No. 2 Late-Night Talk Show
 
Monday’s ‘Kimmel’ Is the Week’s No. 1 Late-Night Telecast

‘Kimmel’ Ranks as Wednesday’s Top Late-Night Talk Show

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“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (M-F, 11:35 p.m.)
During the week of March 11, 2019, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” grew over the prior week by 12% (518,000 vs. 461,000) to a 4-month high among Adults 18-49 – since the week of 11/12/18.

  • Despite airing a repeat on Friday, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” topped all-original telecasts of CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by 4% among Adults 18-49 (518,000 vs. 499,000) to rank as the week’s No. 2 late-night talk show.

 

  • Monday’s broadcast of “Kimmel” (on 3/11/19) marked a new single-day season high in Total  Viewers (2.875 million), posting the show’s most-watched telecast on any night since June 2018 – since an NBA Finals-led broadcast on Wednesday, 6/6/18.
  • The Monday broadcast of “Kimmel” stood as the week’s No. 1 late-night telecast among Adults 18-49 (668,000). In fact, the ABC late-night program dominated NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” by 21% (552,000) and CBS’ “Colbert” by 31% (511,000) on the night.

 

  • On Wednesday (3/13/19), ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” ranked as the No. 1 late-night talk show among Adults 18-49 (516,000), beating “Fallon” by 4% (494,000) and “Colbert” by 5% (490,000).

PROGRAM AVERAGES            Total Viewers              A18-49 (000)
ABC’s “Kimmel”                            2,103,000                      518,000
CBS’  “Colbert”                               3,078,000                      499,000
NBC’s “Fallon”                               2,179,000                      560,000

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for the weeks of 3/11/19 & 3/4/19 or as dated.

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