Even With A Week of U2, Nightline Still Tops Dave


By Chris Ariens Comment

Last week, ABC’s “Nightline” finished second in the late night race, against stiff competiton from CBS’ “Late Show” and multi-night performances from U2.

“Nightline” averaged 3.95 million Total Viewers. Up the most, 21% year-over-year, compared to its competition. Season to date, the show is up 14% in Total Viewers and 5% in A25-54 viewers.

“Nightline” finished third in the A25-54 demo, just behind Letterman. NBC’s “Tonight Show” was first in both categories.

Show Network A25-54 Total Viewers
Tonight Show NBC 2.24M 4.91M
Nightline ABC 1.74M 3.95M
Late Show CBS 1.76M 3.84M