Ratings Report for ABC News’ “Nightline” For the November 2010 Sweep

By Coordinator

Dec 3, 2010 3:26pm

“NIGHTLINE” IS #1 AMONG ADULTS 18-49, ADULTS 25-54 AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE NOVEMBER SWEEP — FIRST TIME SINCE 1993

“NIGHTLINE” IS #1 SEASON TO DATE AMONG ADULTS 18-49,

ADULTS 25-54 AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

ABC News’ “Nightline” is the No. 1 program among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, for the just completed November sweep, according to Nielsen Media Research. This marks the first time “Nightline” outperformed “The Tonight Show” and “Letterman” among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 since “Letterman” began on CBS in 1993. 

Season-to-date, “Nightline” ranks in first place among Total Viewers, A25-54 and A18-49. This is the first time “Nightline” has been in first place at this point in the season in 17 years, since the 1993-94 season, when “Letterman” began on CBS. 

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.

November Sweep 2010

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

ABC “Nightline”         4,020,000     1,680,000/ 1.4             1,320,000/1.0

CBS “Late Show”         3,660,000     1,580,000/ 1.3             1,180,000/0.9

NBC “Tonight”           3,910,000     1,620,000/ 1.3               1,280,000/1.0

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 & Adults 18-49 Live+SD for November 2010 Sweep (10/28/10-11/24/10),  Live+7 (where available) & Live+SD for Season-to-Date (9/20/10 – 11/28/10).

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