CBS's LATE SHOW Ends 2016-17 Television Year as Late Night's No. 1 Broadcast
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, late night's #1 broadcast, ended the 2016-2017 television year with another weekly victory, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Sept. 22. THE LATE SHOW averaged 2.84m viewers, topping "The Tonight Show" (2.84m vs. 2.26m, +26%). Tuesday's broadcast, with guest Hillary Clinton, averaged 3.28 million viewers, the show's largest Tuesday audience since August 15.For the 2016-2017 television year, most current, LATE SHOW is up +20% in viewers (3.32m from 2.76m), the only 11:35 PM broadcast to post year-to-year growth.
Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more. Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human, the show is broadcast from the historic and newly renovated Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Sept. 8, 2015.Image courtesy of CBS