“Nightline” #1 in Total Viewers

— -- Delivers a 4-Week High in Adults 25-54

“Nightline” Ranks #1 in Total Viewers Season to Date

Grows Double Digits Year-to-Year in Total Viewers

ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.360 million) during the week of August 24, 2015, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “Nightline” beat CBS’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden” (1.059 million) by 301,000 and NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers (1.325 million) by 35,000.

“Nightline” improved on the previous week’s performance in Adults 25-54 (+1% - 492,000 vs. 485,000 on w/o 8/17/15) to deliver a 4-week high – since w/o 7/27/15.

For the 2nd week in a row, “Nightline” turned in year-to-year improvement in Total Viewers (+7% - 1.360 million vs. 1.266 million on w/o 8/25/14).

Season to date, ABC News’ “Nightline” ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.602 million), outdelivering CBS’ average of “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”/”The Late Late Show”/”The Talk – After Dark”/”The Late Late Show with James Corden” (+253,000) and NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers (+106,000).

NOTE: Due NFL Preseason, CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” was retitled to “The Late Late Show-JC” on Friday (8/28/15) and the telecast was excluded from the weekly averages. CBS’ averages are based on 4 days (Mon-Thurs).

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., ET 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.

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 8/24/15, 8/17/15 and 8/25/14. Most Current: 2014-2015 Season (9/22/14 – 8/30/15) and 2013-2014 Season (9/23/13 – 8/31/14). 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.