Ratings Report for ABC News’ “Nightline” For the Week of September 20, 2010

By Coordinator

Sep 30, 2010 3:43pm

ABC NEWS’ “NIGHTLINE” GROWS 18% AMONG A25-54, 15% AMONG

A18-49, AND +9% AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS WEEK-TO-WEEK

ABC News “Nightline” placed second among Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the week of September 20, 2010, outperforming NBC’s “The Tonight Show” among A25-54 according to Nielsen Media Research. For the week, “Nightline” posted its best demo number since June and best total viewer delivery since May.

For the week, “Nightline” averaged 1.56 million viewers (1.3 rating) among A25-54, growing +18% compared to the previous week.“Nightline” averaged 1.25 million viewers (1.0 rating) among A18-49, growing +15% week to week. Among Total Viewers, “Nightline” grew +9% week-to-week while “The Tonight Show” declined -3%. 

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. 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 September 20, 2010)   

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

ABC “Nightline”         3,610,000     1,560,000/ 1.3            1,250,000/ 1.0

CBS “Late Show”         3,780,000     1,620,000/ 1.3            1,240,000/ .9

NBC “Tonight”           3,790,000     1,550,000/ 1.2     1,330,000/ 1.0

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live+SD weeks of 9/20/10 & 9/13/10

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