ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Builds to 3-Week Highs and Outdelivers CBS’ ‘Colbert’ in Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Builds to 3-Week Highs and Outdelivers CBS’ ‘Colbert’ in Adults 18-49

November 14, 2017

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
Week of November 6, 2017

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Grows Week to Week and Year Over Year

ABC’s ‘Kimmel’ Tops CBS’ ‘Colbert’ in Adults 18-49

Wednesday’s ‘Kimmel’ Is the Week’s No. 1 Late-Night Telecast in Adults 18-49

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F, 11:35 p.m.)
During the week of November 6, 2017, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” grew over the prior week by 5% in Total Viewers (2.258 million vs. 2.141 million) and 10% in Adults 18-49 (629,000 vs. 571,000) to 3-week highs – since the week of 10/16/17.

“Kimmel” also improved over the same week last year (2.120 million and 588,000 on w/o 10/31/16) in both Total Viewers (+7%) and Adults 18-49 (+7%).

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” edged out CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by 2% in Adults 18-49 (629,000 vs. 615,000).

The Wednesday (11/8/17) broadcast of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was the week’s No. 1 late-night telecastin Adults 18-49 (909,000). In addition, excluding the NBA Finals-led broadcasts in June, Wednesday’s “Kimmel” delivered the show’s best performance on any night in late-night in 10 months – since Thursday, 1/5/17. On Wednesday, “Kimmel” welcomed guests Dax Shepard, Jesse Williams and musical guest Luke Combs.

PROGRAM AVERAGES           Total Viewers              A18-49 (000)
ABC’s “Kimmel”                                       2,258,000                     629,000
CBS’  “Colbert”                              3,130,000                     615,000
NBC’s “Fallon”                              2,010,000                     680,000

Please note: Due to special election coverage on Tuesday, 11/7/17, “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was re-titled and excluded from the show’s average.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for the weeks of 11/6/17, 10/30/17 & 10/31/16 or as dated.

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