ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Delivers 7 Straight Weeks of Year-to-Year Growth
Some early points on Jimmy Kimmel Live's weekly numbers, ahead of the regular press release.
During the week of April 25, 2011, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live increased its overall audience year to year for the 7th week running.
On average for the season to date (32 weeks), JKL is up over its performance through the same point last year by 4% in Total Viewers and by 3% in Adults 18-49. For the season to date, JKL tops CBS' The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson by 3% in young adults.
· For the 7th week in a row, JKL drew a larger overall audience than CBS' Ferguson (+12%), outdrawing the CBS late-night program in 3 of 5 nights of the week in Total Viewers.
· In its 6th straight weekly win, ABC's JKL beat TBS' Conan in Adults 18-49.
· JKL's Tuesday telecast (4/26/11), which featured guests Mark Ruffalo, Jamie Oliver, eliminated Dancing with the Stars contestant Chris Jericho and Robbie Robertson, drew the ABC late-night program's 5th-largest overall audience on any night in late-night this season. On that evening, JKL topped NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon by 2% in Total Viewers and CBS' Ferguson by a hefty 66%.