Ratings Report for ABC News’ “Nightline” For the Week of April 19, 2010

By Coordinator

Apr 29, 2010 12:19pm

“NIGHTLINE” IS #2 IN TOTAL VIEWERS — FIFTH WEEK IN A ROW

 

“NIGHTLINE” PLACES SECOND AMONG A18-49

 

“NIGHTLINE” TIES “LETTERMAN” IN A25-54 RATING

 

 

For the fifth straight week, ABC News “Nightline” was the number two program among Total Viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 19, 2010. “Nightline” also placed second among A18-49 for the week and tied CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman” in the A25-54 rating (1.2). Additionally, Nightline” is solidly in second place season to date among Total Viewers with 3.83 million.

 

 “Nightline” continues to cut the total viewing and A25-54 gaps with NBC’s “The Tonight Show.” Compared to  the same week last year, “Nightline” cut the Adults 25-54 gap with NBC by -39% and total viewing gap by -30%. 

 

 

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Martin Bashir. John Donvan and Vicki Mabrey are correspondents. James Goldston is the executive producer. The program airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network.

 

 

(Week of April 19, 2010)   

 

      TOTAL VIEWERS   A25-54(000)/Rtg    A18-49(000)/Rtg 

ABC “Nightline”  3,410,000  1,440,000/ 1.2     1,170,000/ .9

CBS “Late Show” 3,230,000 1,530,000/ 1.2     1,130,000/ .9

NBC “Tonight”    3,970,000  1,690,000/ 1.4       1,360,000/ 1.0

 

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 4/19/10 & 4/20/09.  Live+7 (where available) & Live+SD for STD (9/21/09-4/25/10)

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