With a Second Visit From Michelle Obama, ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to a 5 ½-Month Thursday High and Ranks No. 1 on the Night in Adults 18-49

With a Second Visit From Michelle Obama, ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to a 5 ½-Month Thursday High and Ranks No. 1 on the Night in Adults 18-49

Nov. 16, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018: ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
(Live + Same Day U.S. Metered Market Ratings)

Featuring a Second Appearance by Michelle Obama,
‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Is Thursday’s No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Adults 18-49

ABC’s ‘Kimmel’ Grows to a 5 ½-Month Thursday High

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (M-F 11:35 p.m.)
Featuring a second appearance by former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” ranked as the night’s No. 1 late-night talk show among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4) in the 25 LPM Markets, beating CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (0.4/2) and NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (0.4/3) by 50% each.

  • “Kimmel” grew over the week-ago night (11/8/18) by 20% with Adults 18-49 to match its highest-rated Thursday telecast in 5 ½ months– since an NBA Finals-led broadcast on 5/31/18. Excluding the one NBA Finals-led telecast in May, “Kimmel” scored its top-rated Thursday night in just over 10 months – since 1/4/18.

 

PROGRAM AVERAGES             HH Rtg            A18-49 Rtg   
ABC’s “Kimmel”                           2.2/6                    0.6/4
NBC’s “Fallon”                              1.7/5                    0.4/3      
CBS’ “Colbert”                               2.5/7                    0.4/2      

Source: WRAP Overnights, Weighted U.S. Metered Market Averages, Live + Same Day Program Ratings (11/15/18).

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