ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Wins the Week With a 1-Year High in Adults 18–49

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Wins the Week With a 1-Year High in Adults 18–49

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
Week of June 5, 2017

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Is the Week’s No. 1 Late-Night Talker in Adults 18-49

‘Kimmel’ Delivers the Top 2 Late-Night Telecasts of the Week With Adults 18-49
‘Kimmel’ Builds to New Season Highs and Its Strongest Numbers Since Last June

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Scores a 1-Year Single-Day High on Wednesday,
Standing as the Show’s 3rd-Most-Watched NBA Finals-led Telecast Ever

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F, 11:35 p.m.)
During the week of June 5, 2017, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was the No. 1 late-night talk show in Adults 18-49 (905,000), topping NBC’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” by 12% (811,000) and CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by 48% (611,000).

In addition, “Kimmel” scored the Top 2 telecasts of the week among Adults 18-49, with its Wednesday, 6/7/17 (1.543 million), and Friday, 6/9/17 (1.424 million), shows. The Wednesday broadcast of “Kimmel” was also the week’s most watched late-night telecast (3.590 million).

“Kimmel” grew over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (2.503 million vs. 2.334 million) and by 13% among Adults 18-49 (905,000 vs. 800,000) to new season highs, with its strongest performance since last June– since the week of 6/13/16.

On Wednesday following game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals (6/7/17), “Kimmel” drew its largest audience (3.590 million) on any night in late-night in 1 year– since 6/2/16. In fact, Wednesday’s “Kimmel” was the show’s 3rd-most-watched NBA Finals-led broadcast ever on any night, behind only its 6/2/16 and 6/11/15 telecasts. Wednesday’s show featured guests Michael Keaton, Anthony Davis and musical guests Charlie Wilson featuring Robin Thicke.

PROGRAM AVERAGES           Total Viewers              A18-49 (000)
ABC’s “Kimmel”                                       2,503,000                     905,000
CBS’  “Colbert”                              2,999,000                     611,000
NBC’s “Fallon”                              2,569,000                     811,000

Please note: “Kimmel” was delayed on Wednesday (6/7/17) and Friday (6/9/17) due to NBA Finals coverage. Due to NHL Stanley Cup coverage, “Fallon” was excluded from the show’s average on Thursday.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 6/5/17 & 5/29/17 or as dated.

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