or


[06/06/13 - 10:58 AM]
For the Seventh Straight Week, "Nightline" Beats CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 27-31.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of May 27, 2013

FOR THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT WEEK, "NIGHTLINE" BEATS CBS' "THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON" IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49

"Nightline" Improves ABC's Year-to-Year Performance at 12:35 a.m. In Total Viewers (+6%) and Adults 25-54 (+3%)

On Average in its New Time Period, "Nightline" Continues to Improve ABC's Year-to-Year Performance in Total Viewers (+7%)

For the week of May 27, 2013, ABC News' "Nightline" averaged 1.448 million Total Viewers, 610,000 Adults 25-54 and 477,000 Adults 18-49, according to Nielsen Media Research. For the 7th week in row, "Nightline" beat CBS' "The Late Late Show" in Total Viewers (+127,000) and Adults 18-49 (+24,000).

"Nightline" was up over ABC's numbers in the time-slot on the year-ago week in Total Viewers (+6%) and Adults 25-54 (+3%) - 1.372 million and 590,000 on w/o 5/28/12. "Nightline" has posted year-to-year Total Viewers gains in 3 of the last 4 weeks.

On average in its new time period, "Nightline" has improved on ABC's performance compared to the same weeks last year in Total Viewers (+7%). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" across the board: Total Viewers (+142,000), Adults 25-54 (+27,000) and Adults 18-49 (+2,000).

On average in its new time period, "Nightline" has improved ABC's performance compared to the same weeks last year in Total Viewers (+7%). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" across the board: Total Viewers (+142,000), Adults 25-54 (+27,000) and Adults 18-49 (+2,000).

During the week of May 27th, "Nightline" reported live from Oklahoma as residents were once again being battered by deadly tornadoes; went with Diane Sawyer inside one of the country's most dangerous high schools; aired Brian Ross' investigation of the ex-mobster turned FBI informant who might be back to his life of crime; and introduced "Feed Frenzy" - a nightly look at the buzziest stories of the day.

ABC News' "Nightline" is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. Juju Chang is a correspondent. Jeanmarie Condon is the executive producer. The program airs weeknights from 12:35 a.m., ET to 1:00 a.m. 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.

Note: Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday (5/27/13), all three programs were coded specials and are excluded from the averages.

Week of May 27, 2013:

PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg

ABC "Nightline" 1,448,000 610,000/0.5 477,000/0.4

CBS "Late Late Show" 1,321,000 613,000/0.5 453,000/0.4

NBC "Late Night" 1,478,000 700,000/0.6 561,000/0.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 5/27/13, 5/20/13 and 5/28/12. ABC, CBS and NBC program averages (1/7 - 6/2/13), excludes 1/7/13 telecast of "Nightline." Year-ago averages (1/10 - 6/3/12).





  [june 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[09/17/14 - 09:25 AM]
"The Ultimate Fighter" Premiere Attracts 2.54 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 10.

[09/17/14 - 08:38 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Grows by 32% Week to Week in Adult 18-49 Rating and 16% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot with "America's Got Talent"
Plus: FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" return down more than 30% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 08:24 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Finishes as Tuesday's Most-Watched TV Show, Outdrawing NBC's Tuesday Finale of "America's Got Talent"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 16.

[09/16/14 - 03:06 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 01:18 PM]
"Ray Donovan" Delivers Highest Rated Episode & Night Ever!
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 01:04 PM]
Season Three Finale of History's "Mountain Men" Hits 3.0 Million Total Viewers, Ranking as Cable's Top Show for the Night
History spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
Adult Swim Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-24 & 18-34 for the Second Week Of September
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 8-14.

[09/16/14 - 10:45 AM]
Bears-49ers on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is NFL's Most-Watched West Coast Sunday Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 14.

[09/16/14 - 08:56 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/16/14 - 08:53 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Marks Its Most-Watched Premiere Week in 7 Years
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 1-5.

[09/16/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown
The return of "Dancing with the Stars" and the finale of "MasterChef" power their respective networks.

[09/16/14 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Finishes #1 for the Full 52-Week 2013-14 Primetime Television Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Wins with the "Dancing" Premiere - TV's Most-Watched Series Telecast Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/15/14 - 12:49 PM]
FX Rides "Sons of Anarchy" to Record Ratings
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 9.