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[08/15/23 - 03:15 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for 14th Week Straight
"Nightline" was up over the previous week in Total Viewers (+4% - 735,000 vs. 708,000).

[via press release from ABC]

**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"

For the Week of Aug. 7, 2023

ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR 14TH WEEK STRAIGHT

'Nightline' Posts Gains in Total Viewers Season to Date

ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (735,000) and Adults 25-54 (142,000) during the week of Aug. 7, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in overall viewers and the key Adult news demo for the 14th consecutive week.

"Nightline" was up over the previous week in Total Viewers (+4% - 735,000 vs. 708,000).

Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 883,000 vs. 863,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

This week "Nightline" covered the deadly Maui wildfires, including relief efforts ramping up and Mick Fleetwood's commitment to helping rebuild the community; Hunter Biden being under investigation by a special counsel; New York City officials' claim that they are struggling to provide adequate housing, food and support amid surge of migrants; the large brawl that broke out at an Alabama dock; Katy Perry's Las Vegas residency; Megan Thee Stallion saying she'll "never be the same" after Tory Lanez shot her; the former backup dancers who are speaking out in a lawsuit against Lizzo; ABC News Studios' newest documentary "Sound of the Police," co-directed by Stanley Nelson and Valerie Scoon, and more.

NOTE: CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "The Late Late Show-JC-ENC" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM." 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. 7, 2023:

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 8/7/23), Previous Week (w/o 7/31/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 8/8/22). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22-8/13/23) and Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21-8/14/22). 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.





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