ABC’s ‘Kimmel’ Posts Its 2nd Straight Week of Season Highs to Deliver Its Top Performance in 4 Months in Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘Kimmel’ Posts Its 2nd Straight Week of Season Highs to Deliver Its Top Performance in 4 Months in Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
Week of Oct. 15, 2018                

‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Posts Its 2nd Straight Week of Season Highs
to Deliver Its Top Performance in 4 Months With Adults 18-49

‘Kimmel’ Posts Its 2nd Best-Ever Start to a Brooklyn Week
 
‘Kimmel’ Kicks Off Its 4th Time in Brooklyn as Monday’s No. 1 Late-Night Talker

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (M-F, 11:35 p.m.)
Returning to Brooklyn, New York, for the fourth time during the week of Oct. 15, 2018, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” grew over the prior week among Adults 18-49 (+2% – 543,000 vs. 534,000) to deliver back-to-back season highs and its strongest performance in just over 4 months since the week of 6/4/18.

Kicking off the week with five original shows starting on Monday (10/15/18), “Kimmel” delivered its 2nd best start yet to a Brooklyn week among Adults 18-49 (660,000), behind only the prior year’s Monday. In addition, ABC’s “Kimmel” was Monday’s No. 1 late-night talk show in Adults 18-49, beating runner-up CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by 15% (575,000).

During the week, ABC’s “Kimmel” topped CBS’ “Colbert” by 4% among Adults 18-49 (543,000 vs. 524,000).

PROGRAM AVERAGES            Total Viewers              A18-49 (000)
ABC’s “Kimmel”                            2,000,000                      543,000
CBS’  “Colbert”                               3,017,000                      524,000
NBC’s “Fallon-R”                            1,948,000                      597,000

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for the weeks of 10/15/18 & 10/8/18 or as dated. NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” was in repeats on all 5 days of the week.

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