THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Returns From Summer Break to be Number One in Late Night
Last week (week ending Sept. 7), THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT returned from a brief summer hiatus with an average of 3.45 million viewers and as the most-watched show in late night, according to Nielsen live plus 3-day ratings. THE LATE SHOW added +670,000 viewers (from 2.78m) in live plus 3-day lift from live plus same day ratings. With 3-day lift, THE LATE SHOW improved its advantage over its nearest competition by +940,000 (vs. 2.51m) after leading by +430,000 with same day viewers (vs. 2.35m).
Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, the #1 show in late night, 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 Emmy Award-nominated show is broadcast from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Sept. 8, 2015.