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ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Hits a Season High in Adults 18-49

During the week of May 29, 2017, ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE soared over the prior week by 36% with Adults 18-49 (800,000 vs. 588,000) to a new season high while posting its strongest performance since last June - since the week of 6/13/16. In addition, "Kimmel" grew week to week by 10% in Total Viewers (2.334 million vs. 2.117 million) to draw its biggest weekly audience in nearly 3 months - since the week of 3/13/17.

On Thursday following game 1 of the 2017 NBA FINALS (6/1/17), "Kimmel" drew its largest audience (3.555 million) on any night in late-night in exactly 1 year - since 6/2/16. In fact, Thursday's telecast of "Kimmel" was the show's 3rd-most-watched NBA Finals-led broadcast ever on any night, behind only its 6/2/16 and 6/11/15 telecasts.

PROGRAM AVERAGES Total Viewers A18-49 (000)

ABC's "Kimmel" 2,334,000 800,000

CBS' "Colbert" 2,249,000 431,000

NBC's "Fallon" 2,469,000 811,000

Please note: Due to the Memorial Day holiday (on 5/29/17), "Kimmel," "Colbert" and "Fallon" were coded as specials on Monday and are excluded from the shows' averages.

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 5/29/17 and 5/22/17 or as dated.


Photo credit: ABC/ Randy Holmes



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