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[10/17/23 - 03:40 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
"Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in all 3 weeks of the season.

[via press release from ABC]

**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"

For the Week of Oct. 9, 2023

ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54

'Nightline' Holds Top Spot This Season, Beating CBS' 'Comics Unleashed' and NBC's 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' for 3rd Straight Week

'Nightline' Grows Year to Year Across the Board

Season to Date, 'Nightline' Reports Strongest Total Viewer and News Demo Performance in 3 Years

ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (891,000), Adults 25-54 (220,000) for the week of Oct. 9, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in all 3 weeks of the season.

"Nightline" turned year-to-year increases across the board: Total Viewers (+12% - 891,000 vs. 798,000), Adults 25-54 (+8% - 220,000 vs. 203,000) and Adults 18-49 (+15% - 155,000 vs. 135,000).

Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+5% - 958,000 vs. 915,000) and Adults 25-54 (254,000 vs. 253,000), posting its strongest numbers in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

This week, "Nightline" provided in-depth coverage of the Israel-Hamas war, covering the horror at the Israeli music festival amid Hamas attacks; families speaking out after loved ones were taken hostage by Hamas; stories of hope and survival amid death and destruction; how Hamas emerged amid Israeli-Palestinian conflicts; how thousands of Israeli soldiers are returning to Israel for military service; tensions rising on Harvard campus over Israel-Gaza conflict; a suspected Hamas terrorist being caught; Jewish and Muslim clergy offering their sobering assessment on Israel-Hamas conflict; President Biden's vow to rescue Hamas hostages and more.

NOTE: On Friday (10/13/23), NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Late Night with Seth Meyers-SM" due to being a repeat. The retitled telecast is excluded from the weekly and season averages. 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 Oct. 9, 2023:

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 10/9/23), Previous Week (w/o 10/2/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 10/3/22). Most Current Data Stream: 2022-2023 Season (9/25 - 10/15/23) and 2022-2023 Season (9/19 - 10/9/22). NBC's "Latenight with Seth Meyers" premiered on 10/2/23. 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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