[02/04/10 - 10:29 AM]
ABC's "Kimmel" Draws Its Largest Audience in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 25-29.

[via press release from ABC]

Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Late-Night Programming Week of January 25, 2010

ABC's "Kimmel" Draws its Largest Audience in 9 Weeks and Is Up by 6% in Viewers Over the Year-Ago Week

"JKL" Beats NBC's "Fallon" in Viewers for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks

"JKL" Beats CBS' "Ferguson" Across All Key Women Demos

With Guests Josh Duhamel, Shorty Rossi and John Maher, "JKL" Draws its Most-Watched Friday Telecast Ever

Weekly National Ratings:

During the week of January 25, 2010, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" drew its largest audience (1.72 million) in 9 weeks and highest Adults 18-49 number (706,000) in 7 weeks � since w/o 11/23/09 and w/o 12/07/09, respectively. In addition, the ABC late-night program was up in Total Viewers over the same week last year by 6% (1.62 million on w/o 1/26/09).

� ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" beat NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" by 40% in Total Viewers (1.72 million vs. 1.23 million), topping the NBC late-night program in viewers for the 5th time in the last 6 weeks.

� "Jimmy Kimmel Live" bettered CBS' "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" across each of the key Women demographics: Women 18-34 (155,000 vs. 154,000), Women 18-49 (398,000 vs. 373,000) and Women 25-54 (463,000 vs. 461,000).

� On Friday (1/29/10), featuring guests Josh Duhamel from "When in Rome," host Shorty Rossi and musical guests John Mayer, "JKL" matched its most-watched Friday telecast ever (2.21 million). The "JKL" Friday telecast outperformed the Friday telecasts of "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" by 25% (1.77 million) and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" by 51% (1.46 million).

Source: The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 1/25/10.

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of January 25, 2010



ABC News' "Nightline" was #1 among Adults 25-54 and Total Viewers for the week of January 25, 2010, outperforming NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" and CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman," according to Nielsen Media Research. Among Total Viewers, "Nightline" posted its best delivery in two months. Week to week, "Nightline" was the only show against the competition to grow: +10% among A18-49, +8% among A25-54, and +7% among total viewers.

Additionally, "Nightline" outperformed "The Tonight Show" 31 of the last 32 weeks among Total Viewers. Season to date "Nightline" has outperformed "The Tonight Show" among A25-54 15times.

*Note: "Letterman" and "Tonight Show" aired repeats last week. "Letterman" was based on a 4-day average.

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 January 25, 2010)

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

ABC "Nightline" 3,940,000 1,530,000/ 1.2 1,240,000/.9

CBS "Late Show" 3,650,000 1,520,000/ 1.2 1,180,000/.9

NBC "Tonight" 2,390,000 1,360,000/ 1.1 1,280,000/1.0

Source: NTI - - Nielsen, NTI (Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 1/25/10 and 1/18/10. Live +7 (where available) and Live +SD for STD (9/21/09-1/31/10)

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