**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of March 13, 2023
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR 2ND CONSECUTIVE WEEK
'Nightline' Outdelivers CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' and NBC's 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' in Total Viewers in 8 of the Last 9 Weeks.
'Nightline' Hits 7-Week High in the Key Adult News Demo
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Leads CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in All Key Target Demos
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (868,000) and Adults 25-54 (135,000) for the 2nd-straight week during the week of March 13, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. In fact, "Nightline" took the top spot over CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers in 8 of the last 9 weeks. Additionally, "Nightline" defeated the CBS program in Adults 18-49.
"Nightline" improved on the previous week in Total Viewers (+2% - 868,000 vs. 851,000) and Adults 25-54 (+1% - 224,000 vs. 221,000), hitting a 7-week high in the key Adult news demo ― since w/o 1/23/23.
"Nightline" turned in gains year to year across the board: Total Viewers (+11% - 868,000 vs. 782,000), Adults 25-54 (+29% - 224,000 vs. 173,000) and Adults 18-49 (+9% - 135,000 vs. 124,000).
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+7% - 912,000 vs. 856,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos.
This week, "Nightline" covered how Uvalde moms find strength in shared grief in an exclusive interview with ABC News contributor Maria Elena Salinas; co-anchor Juju Chang's emotional sit-down interview with Paris Hilton for "Impact x Nightline"; Christina Ricci's upcoming projects; two failing banks: Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank; how "Everything Everywhere All at Once" dominated the recent history-making Oscars(R); Olympic runner Kara Goucher's new memoir; ABC News correspondent Rebecca Jarvis' exclusive conversation with the OpenAI's CEO about ChatGPT; an FDA abortion pill case that may restrict access nationwide; and ABC News Live's latest special "Tone Death: Loss & Hip-Hop."
NOTE: On Thursday (3/16/23) and Friday (3/17/23), CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC-ENC" due to CBS' coverage of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. On Friday, NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM" due to being a repeat. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the weekly and season averages. CBS' weekly averages are based on three days (Monday-Wednesday), while NBC's weekly averages are based on four days (Monday-Thursday).
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 March 13, 2023:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 3/13/23), Previous Week (w/o 3/6/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 3/14/22). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22 - 3/19/23), Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21 - 3/20/22), 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.