Nightline In Second Place in Late Night

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By Chris Ariens Comments

ABC’s “Nightline” came in second again last week in Total Viewers behind Jay Leno but ahead of David Letterman. Letterman edged the ABC News show in younger viewers, however.

“Nightline” is up 18% compared to the same week last year while NBC’s “Tonight Show” was flat and CBS’ “Late Show” increased 3%. This is the 17th week in a row “Nightline” increased in Total Viewers versus last year. The ABC News broadcast is in second place season-to-date among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54.

Show Network A25-54 Total Viewers
Tonight Show NBC 2.28M 5.18M
Nightline ABC 1.54M 3.75M
Late Show CBS 1.60M 3.71M