LATE SHOW Tops Late-Night TV by Largest Margin Since Colbert's Premiere Week
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT won the week in viewers by its largest margin since the show's premiere in September 2015 for the second consecutive week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 28.THE LATE SHOW averaged 2.96m viewers, up +27% (from 2.32m) compared to the same week last year. THE LATE SHOW topped "The Tonight Show" by +600,000 viewers (2.96 vs. 2.36m, +25%), its largest margin for the second straight week against a week of first-run broadcasts since the week ending Sept. 11, 2015, Colbert's premiere week. 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.