ABC’s “Nightline” Ranks as the No. 1 Program in Latenight for the 2nd Straight Week Across All Target Demos

Mar 15, 2012 2:58pm

Season to Date, “Nightline” Ranks No. 1 in Latenight Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

For the 2nd Straight Year, “Nightline” is Taking the Top Spot in Late-Night in Overall Viewers and in the Key Adult News Demo

For the week of March 5, 2012, ABC’s “Nightline” ranked as the No. 1 program in latenight for the 2nd straight week across all target demos: Total Viewers (3.731 million), Adults 25-54 (1.432 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.047 million), according to Nielsen Media Research.  In fact, the ABC program has taken the top spot for the 3rd time in the last 4 weeks in all 3 measures.    

Season to date, “Nightline” ranks No. 1 in latenight among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49, ahead of both NBC’s “The Tonight Show” and CBS’ “The Late Show.” This marks the 2nd straight year that the ABC program is taking the top spot in overall viewers and in the key adult news demo.

ABC News’ “Nightline” is anchored by Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir. Juju Chang is a correspondent. Jeanmarie Condon is the Executive Producer. The program airs weeknights from 11:35 p.m., ET to 12:00 a.m. on the ABC Television Network.

(Week of March 5, 2012)

PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54 (000)/Rtg A18-49 (000)/Rtg
ABC “Nightline” 3,731,000 1,432,000/1.2 1,047,000/0.8
CBS “Late Show” 2,729,000 1,205,000/1.0 910,000/0.7
NBC “Tonight Show” 3,200,000 1,279,000/1.1 1,018,000/0.8

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54); Live+SD for 3/5/12, 2/26/12 & 3/7/11.   Most Current:  2011-2012 Season (9/19/11 – 3/11/12) and 2010-2011 Season (9/20/10 – 3/13/11).   

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