ABC's NIGHTLINE Leads 'James Corden' in All Key Demos for 3rd Straight Week

ABC News' NIGHTLINE averaged 1.363 million Total Viewers, 522,000 Adults 25-54 and 417,000 Adults 18-49 during the week of June 12, 2017, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. For the 3rd week in a row, "Nightline" led CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.226 million, 455,000 and 312,000, respectively) in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+137,000), Adults 25-54 (+67,000) and Adults 18-49 (+105,000).

On Monday (6/12/17), "Nightline" held the No. 1 telecast of the week with its Monday airing (6/12/17) in Total Viewers (2.019 million), Adults 25-54 (910,000) and Adults 18-49 (813,000), outdrawing every telecast of the week of CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers."

Season to date, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos: Total Viewers (+109,000 - 1.449 million vs. 1.340 million), Adults 25-54 (+38,000 - 545,000 vs. 507,000) and Adults 18-49 (+23,000 - 413,000 vs. 390,000).

Stories on NIGHTLINE last week included co-anchor Juju Chang's exclusive TV interview with Chelsea Manning, continued breaking news coverage of the congressional baseball practice shooting and London high rise fire, a look at how products are tested by bears to become certified "bear-resistant" and interviews with Bethany Mota and the cast of "Cars 3."

ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Dan Harris, Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. ROXANNA Sherwood is executive producer, and 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.

Week of June 12, 2017:

PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC "Nightline" 1,363,000 522,000/0.4 417,000/0.3
CBS "The Late Late Show" 1,226,000 455,000/0.4 312,000/0.2
NBC "Late Night" 1,420,000 623,000/0.5 484,000/0.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 6/12/17, 6/5/17and 6/13/16. Most Current: 2016-2017 Season (NNTV - 9/19/16 - 6/18/17) and 2015-2016 Season (Galaxy EXPLORER - 9/21/15 - 6/19/16). 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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