‘Nightline’ Posts Best Demo Ratings in Over a Year

By kevin 

David Letterman and “The Late Show” may enjoy being the lone comedy act at 11:35, for now, but ABC’s “Nightline” is also enjoying one less competitor after the late local news.

Year-to-year, “Nightline” is up 9% among Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Last week, the ABC News program drew its largest A25-54 audience in over a year.

The numbers for the week of Feb. 1:

Show Network A25-54 A18-49 Total Viewers
Late Show CBS 1.85M 1.48M 4.04M
Nightline ABC 1.78M 1.44M 4.04M
Tonight Show NBC 1.26M 1.15M 2.12M