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[06/14/12 - 01:00 PM]
"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Latenight Across All Key Demos for the 2011-2012 Broadcast Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 4-8.

[via press release from ABC]

"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Latenight Across All Key Demos for the 2011-2012 Broadcast Season

"Nightline" is No. 1 Across All 3 Measures for the 2nd Straight Season

ABC's "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Latenight for the 15th Consecutive Week in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

2011-12 Broadcast Season

Based on Nielsen's just-released final primetime ratings for the 2011-12 broadcast season to include all DVR playback (Live + 7 Day Program Ratings), ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in latenight across all key demos: Total Viewers (3.889 million), Adults 25-54 (1.526 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.167 million), according to Nielsen Media Research. The 2011-12 season stands as the 2nd straight season for "Nightline" to rank No. 1 across all 3 measures, outperforming both CBS' "The Late Show" and NBC's "The Tonight Show" ("Letterman" began on CBS during the 1993-94 season).

"Nightline" defeated NBC's "The Tonight Show" during the season by +99,000 Adults 25-54 and by +73,000 Adults 18-49 to score its largest advantages over the NBC program in both key demos in 18 years - since the 1993-94 season.

"Nightline" outdelivered CBS' "The Late Show" during the season with its largest Total Viewer lead (+670,000) in 13 years and biggest Adults 25-54 advantage (+147,000) in 12 years - since the 1998-99 and the 1999-2000 seasons, respectively.

Week of June 4, 2012

For the week of June 4, 2012, ABC's "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in latenight for the 15th consecutive week in Adults 25-54 (1.294 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.006 million), according to Nielsen Media Research.

"Nightline" has taken the No. 1 position in 26 weeks in Total Viewers, 31 weeks in Adults 25-54 and 30 weeks in Adults 18-49 of the 38 weeks of the season to date.

"Nightline's" Tuesday telecast (6/5/12) stood as latenight's strongest single-day performance in Adults 25-54 (1.433 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.124 million).

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 season that the ABC program is taking the top spot in all 3 Nielsen measures.

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. Together with "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Nightline" is part of ABC's winning latenight strategy of airing news and entertainment programming.

(2011-12 Broadcast Season)

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

ABC "Nightline" 3,889,000 1,526,000/ 1.3 1,167,000/ 0.9

CBS "Late Show" 3,219,000 1,379,000/ 1.1 1,060,000/ 0.8

NBC "Tonight Show" 3,713,000 1,427,000/ 1.2 1,094,000/ 0.9

(Week of June 4, 2012)

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

ABC "Nightline" 3,419,000 1,294,000/ 1.1 1,006,000/ 0.8

CBS "Late Show" 2,529,000 1,033,000/ 0.9 808,000/ 0.6

NBC "Tonight Show" 3,434,000 1,246,000/ 1.0 901,000/ 0.7

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 6/4/12, 5/28/12 & 6/4/11. Most Current: 2011-2012 Season (9/19/11 - 6/10/12) and 2010-2011 Season (9/20/10 - 6/12/11). 2011-12 Broadcast Season: National Live + 7 Day Program Ratings (9/19/11-5/23/12).





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