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ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Grows to a Season High in Viewers With its Most-Watched Week in Over 4 Months

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During the week of Oct. 14, 2019, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” scored its most-watched week so far this season, soaring over the prior week by 16% in Total Viewers (2.034 million vs. 1.760 million). In fact, “Kimmel” delivered its largest weekly audience in more than 4 months—since the week of 6/3/19. In addition, the ABC late-night program built week to week by 4% in Adults 18-49 (434,000 vs. 417,000) to post its 2nd-best performance this season.


ABC’s “Kimmel” was the week’s No. 1 late-night talk show in Adults 18-49 on Monday (432,000), Tuesday (469,000) and Wednesday (510,000).

PROGRAM AVERAGES     Total Viewers         A18-49 (000)


ABC’s “Kimmel”                2,034,000                 434,000

CBS’ “Colbert”                     2,106,000                 380,000

NBC’s “Fallon”                     2,375,000                 964,000

Note: CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” was in repeats during the week and was re-titled. The average for NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is based on one regular telecast on Sunday, as the show aired repeats Mon-Fri and was re-titled.


Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for the week of 10/14/19 and 10/7/19 or as dated.

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