“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” SCORED 3.8 MILLION VIEWERS LAST WEEK ACCORDING TO NIELSEN LIVE PLUS 3-DAY NUMBERS
“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT”
SCORED 3.8 MILLION VIEWERS LAST WEEK
ACCORDING TO NIELSEN LIVE PLUS 3-DAY NUMBERS
LAST THURSDAY’S SHOW WITH SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS
DELIVERED 4.25 MILLION VIEWERS
“COLBERT” ALSO TAKES FOURTH QUARTER 2018 BY +1.3 MILLION VIEWERS
For the week ending Jan. 11 (week #16 of the 2018-2019 broadcast season), THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT (3.80m) continued to dominate, beating both “The Tonight Show” (2.33m) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.96m) by significant margins, according to Nielsen live plus 3-day ratings. THE LATE SHOW has delivered more than 3.5 million viewers every first-run week this season.
On Jan. 10, THE LATE SHOW with Sen. Kamala Harris was the week’s most-watched episode, delivering 4.25m viewers – the show’s best Thursday and third-most-watched episode this season, behind only Michelle Obama on Nov. 30, 2018 (4.88m) and Julia Roberts on Dec. 4, 2018 (4.56m).
Additionally, in the fourth quarter of 2018, THE LATE SHOW (3.81m) beat both “The Tonight Show” (2.51m) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (2.09m) with live plus 7-day ratings. THE LATE SHOW was #1 in viewers in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive year, improving its margin of victory to +1.30m in 2018 from +1.06m in 2017. THE LATE SHOW also tied its closest competitor in both adults 25-54 (0.8/04) and adults 18-49 (0.5/04) in fourth quarter 2018 after trailing by -0.1 in both measures in 2017.
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Lauren Kamm (The Late Show)