**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the week of Aug. 22, 2022
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN ADULTS 18-49
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Beats CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th Consecutive Year
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Adults 18-49 (164,000) for the 3rd consecutive week during the week of Aug. 22, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.
Season to date, "Nightline" is beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th consecutive year - since the 2015-2016 season.
This week, "Nightline" covered "Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20"; the swim club trying to close the racial gap in swimming; a body found believed to be that of missing teen Kiely Rodni; Tilda Swinton's and Idris Elba's newest film "Three Thousand Years of Longing"; Florida voters choosing Rep. Charlie Crist as their Democratic gubernatorial candidate; the faces of the war in Ukraine, six months into the conflict; "Real Housewife" Garcelle Beauvais defending her son against racist comments; Kobe Bryant's legacy after jury awards millions in damages in a lawsuit; the Department of Justice releasing the FBI affidavit used to justify search of Trump's estate; and a discussion with Nick McGuffin about his life since his release from prison and the still unsolved case of his former girlfriend Leah Freeman's murder two decades ago.
NOTE: From Monday-Thursday, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC." On Friday, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC-ENC." In addition, NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM" due to being repeats. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the season averages.
ABC News' "Nightline" is late-night television's prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Eman Varoqua is executive producer. The program airs weeknights from 12:35 p.m.-1:05 a.m. EDT on ABC. "Nightline" has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
Week of Aug. 22, 2022:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 692,000 170,000/0.1 164,000/0.1
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 706,000 174,000/0.1 127,000/0.1
NBC's "Late Night" 573,000 185,000/0.2 147,000/0.1
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 8/22/22), Previous Week (w/o 8/15/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 8/23/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 - 8/28/22) and 020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 - 8/29/21). Nielsen ratings for ABC, NBC and CBS include additional airings in select markets. Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Averages based on regular telecasts.