CBS'S NEW LATE NIGHT DUO SCORE RATINGS MILESTONES WITH POST-SUPER BOWL BROADCASTS
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers 21.12 Million Viewers,
The Largest Audience for Any Edition of "The Late Show"
"The Late Late Show" Delivers Its Most-Watched Broadcast
Since the Show's Inception in 1995
CBS's post-Super Bowl late night broadcasts scored ratings milestones for both franchises, according to Nielsen time adjusted fast national ratings for Sunday, Feb. 7.
From 10:54 PM-12:02 AM, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT (S) averaged 21.12m viewers, 8.4 in adults 25-54, 7.9 in adults 18-49 and 7.5 in adults 18-34. THE LATE SHOW posted its largest audience with any host in the late night time period, even topping the post-Olympic broadcasts in February 1994. The Colbert-hosted show also scored the series' best adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 ratings since August 30, 1993 (series premiere) and its best adults 25-54 ratings since Feb. 25, 1994 (post-Olympics).
From 12:37 AM-1:33 AM, THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN (S) averaged 4.97m viewers, 2.0 in adults 25-54, 1.7 in adults 18-49 and 1.6 in adults 18-34. THE LATE LATE SHOW delivered its largest audience since the show's inception in 1995. THE LATE LATE SHOW was up +7% in adults 18-34 (from 1.5/08), +5% in adults 25-54 (from 1.9/10), even in adults 18-49 and added +710,000 viewers (from 4.26m, +17%) from the post-Super Bowl LATE SHOW (with Craig Ferguson hosting) on Feb. 3, 2013.