CBS's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Places First in Late Night
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT placed first in late night again while continuing to post year-to-year growth, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending June 9. THE LATE SHOW averaged 3.00m viewers, up +46% compared to the same week last year (from 2.05m). THE LATE SHOW was also up +17% in adults 25-54 (0.7/03 from 0.6/02), +25% in adults 18-49 (0.5/03 from 0.4/02) and +50% in adults 18-34 (0.3/02 from 0.2/01) compared to the same week last year. THE LATE SHOW beat "The Tonight Show" in viewers (3.00m vs. 2.57m) by +17%. Note: "The Tonight Show" aired with an amended title Thursday and was not part of the weekly average.
For the 2016-2017 television with live plus seven day data, THE LATE SHOW averaged 3.26 million viewers, up +12% from last year (2.90m) and +80,000 viewers ahead of "The Tonight Show" (3.18m). A year ago, THE LATE SHOW trailed "The Tonight Show" by 870,000 viewers.
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.
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