On Its Third Night in Brooklyn, ABC's ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to Its Top Telecast of the Week and Scores a 9-Month Wednesday High in Adults 18-49

On Its Third Night in Brooklyn, ABC's ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to Its Top Telecast of the Week and Scores a 9-Month Wednesday High in Adults 18-49

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018: ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

(Live + Same Day U.S. Metered Market Ratings)

On Its Third Night in Brooklyn, ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ 

Grows to Its Top Telecast of the Week in Adults 18-49 

‘Kimmel’ Scores a 9-Month Wednesday High

‘Kimmel’ Is Wednesday’s No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show, Doubling CBS’ ‘Colbert’

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (M-F 11:35 p.m.)

On its 3rd night (Wednesday, 10/17/18) broadcasting from the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” grew to its highest-rated telecast of the week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4) in the 25 LPM Markets, building by 50% over Tuesday (0.4/3) and by 20% over Monday (0.5/4). “Kimmel” grew over the week-ago night by 20% to score its top-rated Wednesday telecast in 9 months (excluding the one NBA Finals-led broadcast in June) – since 1/17/18.

ABC’s “Kimmel” ranked as Wednesday’s No. 1 late-night talk show among Adults 18-49, dominating CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” by 100% (0.3/2) and winning for the 2nd time in 3 nights this week. Wednesday’s “Kimmel” welcomed guests Cardi B, congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a musical performance by J. Balvin ft. Zion & Lennox.

PROGRAM AVERAGES         HH Rtg      A18-49 Rtg    

ABC’s “Kimmel”              1.8/5          0.6/4

NBC’s “Fallon-R”         1.6/4             0.4/2

CBS’ “Colbert”          2.5/7             0.3/2

Source: WRAP Overnights, Weighted U.S. Metered Market Averages, Live + Same Day Program Ratings (10/17/18). NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” aired a repeat.

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