ABC News' 'Nightline' Outdelivers CBS' 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' in Total Viewers

ABC News' 'Nightline' Outdelivers CBS' 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' in Total Viewers

ABC News' 'Nightline' Outdelivers CBS' 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' in Total Viewers

For the 2016-17 season, "Nightline" led CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+90,000 - 1.399 million vs. 1.309 million), Adults 25-54 (+41,000 - 527,000 vs. 486,000) and Adults 18-49 (+25,000 - 397,000 vs. 372,000).

"Nightline" narrowed its margins with NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" from the previous season in Adults 25-54 (-17% - 104,000 vs. 126,000) and Adults 18-49 (-7% - 115,000 vs. 123,000).

3Q 2017:
ABC News' "Nightline" averaged 1.254 million Total Viewers, 477,000 Adults 25-54 and 352,000 Adults 18-49 during the 3rd Quarter 2017, based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" beat CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.194 million, 407,000 and 306,000, respectively) during the 3rd quarter in Total Viewers (+60,000), Adults 25-54 (+70,000) and Adults 18-49 (+46,000) for the 3rd straight year.
"Nightline" has topped the CBS program across the board in all 10 quarters that the two programs have aired in the time slot. In addition, "Nightline" outdelivered "The Late Late Show" by its largest quarter advantages in the key adult demos in 5 quarters - since 2Q16.
"Nightline" decreased its gaps with NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" from the year-ago quarter in Total Viewers (-3% - 104,000 vs. 107,000), Adults 25-54 (-42% - 84,000 vs. 145,000) and Adults 18-49 (-24% - 106,000 vs. 139,000).

Week of September 18, 2017:
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.265 million) during the week of September 18, 2017, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" beat CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.202 million) by 63,000 and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.229 million) by 36,000.
"Nightline" also defeated CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (401,000 and 329,000, respectively) in Adults 25-54 (+68,000) and Adults 18-49 (+16,000).

"Nightline" held the No. 1 telecast of the week in Total Viewers with its Monday airing (1.404 million on 9/18/17), outdrawing every telecast of the week of CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
Stories on "Nightline" last week included a joint report from Martha Raddatz at Osan Air Base in South Korea looking at some of the U.S. military's most advanced warplanes being used on the front lines, and Bob Woodruff giving a glimpse into North Korea from the various locations along the China border, an extended cut of Sean Spicer's exclusive TV interview, an interview with a former Boy Scout claiming his troop leader sexually abused him, a visit to a hacking convention, a behind-the-scenes look at rising music star Charlie Puth's LIFE ON TOUR and an interview with "Despacito" singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi.
ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Dan Harris, Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is senior broadcast producer. The program airs weeknights from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EDT, on The ABC Television Network. Together with "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Nightline" is part of ABC's winning late-night strategy of airing news and entertainment programming.

2016-17 Season:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 1,399,000 527,000/0.4 397,000/0.3
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 1,309,000 486,000/0.4 372,000/0.3
NBC's "Late Night" 1,504,000 631,000/0.5 512,000/0.4
3rd Quarter 2017:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 1,254,000 477,000/0.4 352,000/0.3
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 1,194,000 407,000/0.3 306,000/0.2
NBC's "Late Night" 1,358,000 561,000/0.5 458,000/0.4
Week of September 18, 2017:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 1,265,000 469,000/0.4 345,000/0.3
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 1,202,000 401,000/0.3 329,000/0.3
NBC's "Late Night" 1,229,000 521,000/0.4 427,000/0.3

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 9/18/17 and 9/11/17. Most Current: 2016-2017 Season (NNTV - 9/19/2016 - 9/24/17) and 2015-2016 Season (Galaxy EXPLORER - 9/21/15 - 9/18/16). Most Current - 3Q17: 6/26 - 9/24/17. 2Q17: 3/27 - 6/25/17. 3Q16: 6/27 - 9/18/16. Averages based on regular telecasts. "Nightline" premiered in its new time period in January 2013. "Seth Meyers" premiered in February 2014. "James Corden" premiered in March 2015.

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