CBS's LATE SHOW Wins First November Sweep by +1.1 Million Viewers
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT registered its first November late night victory, winning the sweep by +1.1 million viewers while dramatically narrowing the adults 18-49 viewer gap, according to Nielsen live+3-day ratings for the recently completed November sweep.This November, THE LATE SHOW averaged 3.706 million viewers, up +23% over last year and +42% ahead of "The Tonight Show" (vs. 2,607m). Last November, THE LATE SHOW trailed "The Tonight Show" by -288,000 viewers (vs. 3.294m, -9%). Among adults 18-49, THE LATE SHOW tied "The Tonight Show" in ratings (0.6 each), while the gap among adult 18-49 viewers significantly narrowed. THE LATE SHOW averaged 763,000 adult 18-49 viewers, up +5% from last November. THE LATE SHOW's adults 18-49 viewer gap narrowed to just -57,000 viewers in November 2017 (763,000 vs. 820,000), compared to -364,000 (729,000 vs. 1.093m) a year ago.
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.