Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Late-Night Programming
Week of April 14, 2014
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" Delivers the Show's Most-Watched-Ever Late-Night Telecast
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Marks Most-Watched Week Since November
ABC's Thursday "JKL" is TV's No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show Telecast of the Week
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" (11:35 p.m.)
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" hit season highs for any single-day telecast in Total Viewers (4.028 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.425 million). In fact the "Scandal"-themed episode, "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra," was the show's most-watched-ever late-night telecast in its more than 11-year history - since debuting in January 2003.
· Overall, despite airing repeats on 4 of 5 nights, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" marked its most-watched week in almost 5 months (since w/o 11/25/13) and drew its 3rd-lagest weekly audience this season (2.840 million).
· Thursday's "JKL" was TV's No. 1 late-night telecast of the week in both viewers and young adults.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 4/14/14.
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