‘Nightline’ Is No.1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Straight Week

‘Nightline’ Draws Its Largest Overall Audience in 15 Months and Best Key Adult Deliveries in 1 Year
ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.723 million), Adults 25-54 (743,000) and Adults 18-49 (645,000) for the 2nd week in a row during the week of June 6, 2016, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.

For the 3rd straight week, “Nightline” turned in increases week-to-week (w/o 5/30/16) in all key target demos: Total Viewers (1.723 million vs. 1.717 million), Adults 25-54 (+7% - 743,000 vs. 696,000) and Adults 18-49 (+17% - 645,000 vs. 552,000). In fact, “Nightline” saw its largest overall audience in 15 months and best key adult deliveries in 1 year – since weeks of 3/9/15 and 6/8/15, respectively.

“Nightline” improved on the same week last year in Total Viewers (+6% - 1.723 million vs. 1.632 million on w/o 6/8/15), delivering year-to-year gains for the 3rd straight week and in 4 of the last 5.

“Nightline” delivered its strongest telecast in Adults 25-54 (1.122 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.026 million) with its Friday airing (6/10/16) in 1 year – 6/11/15 and 6/16/15, respectively.

Season to date, “Nightline” leads CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” across the board: Total Viewers (+296,000), Adults 25-54 (+98,000) and Adults 18-49 (+55,000).

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Dan Harris, Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Roxanna Sherwood is executive producer, and Steven Baker is senior broadcast producer. The program airs weeknights from 12:35-1:05 a.m. EDT on the ABC Television Network. Together with “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Nightline” is part of ABC’s winning late-night strategy of airing news and entertainment programming.

Week of June 6, 2016: PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg ABC “Nightline” 1,723,000 743,000/0.6 645,000/0.5
CBS “The Late Late Show” 1,059,000 414,000/0.3 312,000/0.2
NBC “Late Night” 1,440,000 643,000/0.5 508,000/0.4

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 5/30/16, 5/23/16 and 6/1/15. Most Current: 2015-2016 Season (9/21/15 – 6/5/16) and 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 6/7/15). Averages based on regular telecasts. “Nightline” premiered in its new time period in January 2013. “Seth Meyers” premiered in February 2014. “James Corden” premiered in March 2015.

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