NIGHTLINE Grows Week to Week By Double Digits in All Key Target Measures for the Week of March 5

NIGHTLINE Grows Week to Week By Double Digits in All Key Target Measures for the Week of March 5

ABC News' "Nightline" averaged 1.334 million Total Viewers, 502,000 Adults 25-54 and
383,000 Adults 18-49, during the week of March 5, 2018 based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" beat CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (1.278 million, 444,000 and 314,000, respectively) in Total Viewers (+56,000), Adults 25-54 (+58,000) Adults 18-49 (+69,000).

"Nightline" ran neck and neck in Total Viewers with NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
during the week as only 10,000 overall viewers separated the two programs (1.334 million vs. 1.344 million). In fact, "Nightline" turned in its closest Total Viewer performance with the NBC program in 4 months - since w/o 11/6/17, based on original telecasts.

For the 2 nd week in a row, "Nightline" saw week to week gains (1.214 million, 435,000 and 338,000, respectively, for w/o 2/26/18) in Total Viewers (+10%), Adults 25-54 (+15%) and Adults 18-49 (+13%).

Season to date, "Nightline" is beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in
Adults 25-54 (+18,000 - 519,000 vs. 501,000) and Adults 18-49 (+23,000 - 394,000 vs. 371,000). Stories reported on NIGHTLINE last week included an in-depth look at how one woman's affair turned into a nightmare of cyber-stalking; Juju Chang's visit to South Korea meeting North Korean defectors who fled south and have tried to send information back home about life outside of the repressive regime; a feature on three women running for office in Texas who were first time candidates and could make history if they won; a breakdown of the latest details of Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against President Trump and what it could mean for him; and a sit down with Meghan McCain who talked about politics, becoming a co-host of "The View" and her father John McCain's health.

ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Dan Harris, Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is executive producer. The program airs weeknights, from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EST, 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 March 5, 2018:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 1,334,000 502,000/0.4 383,000/0.3
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 1,278,000 444,000/0.4 314,000/0.2
NBC "Late Night" 1,344,000 559,000/0.5 434,000/0.3

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