or


[06/28/12 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its Most-Watched Quarter in its 10-Year History
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the quarter to date.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores its Most-Watched Quarter in its 10-Year History

Some early points on Jimmy Kimmel Live's 2Q 2012 numbers, ahead of the regular press release:

During the 2nd Quarter 2012, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live turned in its most-watched quarter in its 10-year history. Growing over the year-ago quarter in Total Viewers for the 9th quarter in a row, JKL was the only broadcast talk show in late-night to build year to year (+4%). JKL also stood as the only late-night talk show (broadcast or cable) to grow its overall audience over the 1st quarter, soaring 9% from the prior quarter. Together with Nightline, Jimmy Kimmel Live is part of ABC's winning late-night strategy of airing news and entertainment programming.

· ABC's JKL (M-F 12am) beat NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (M-F 12:35am) by 11% in Total Viewers and by 7% in Adults 18-49, topping the NBC late-night program on each of the 13 weeks of the quarter on both Nielsen measures.

· ABC's JKL outperformed CBS' Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (M-F 12:35am) during the quarter by its largest margin ever in both Total Viewers (+35%) and Adults 18-49 (+35%), marking its 5th straight victory over Ferguson in viewers and its 9th consecutive win among young adults. For the 2nd quarter in a row, JKL led the CBS program in all 13 weeks of the quarter.

· JKL scored its most competitive finish ever with NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno and CBS' Late Show with Dave Letterman during the quarter among Adults 18-49, pacing within 300k young adult viewers of the NBC program and within 200k of the CBS program.

During the week of June 18, 2012, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live grew year to year for the 2nd week in a row, surging over the same week last year by 14% in Total Viewers and by 32% in Adults 18-49.

· ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live stood as the #1 broadcast talk show in late-night in Adults 18-34 during the week.

· ABC's JKL (M-F 12am) led NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno (M-F 11:35pm) for the 2nd straight week among Adults 18-34 (+38%). On Friday (6/22/12), a repeat telecast of JKL outdelivered an original telecast of Leno by an impressive 47% in the young adult demo.

· ABC's JKL topped CBS' Late Show with David Letterman (M-F 11:35pm) by 45% in Adults 18-34, marking its 2nd win in a row over the CBS late-night program.

· ABC's JKL outdelivered NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (M-F 12:35am) in both Total Viewers (+8%) and Adults 18-49 (+35%) for the 13th straight week. JKL led Fallon on all 5 nights of the week among young adults. In fact, on all 3 of its repeat telecasts of the week, JKL beat original telecasts of Fallon: Monday (+19%), Wednesday (+5%) and Friday (+6%).

· ABC's JKL outperformed CBS' Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (M-F 12:35am) by an impressive 48% in Total Viewers and 77% in Adults 18-49. For the 4th time in the last 5 weeks, the ABC late-night program beat Ferguson in all 5 days of the week in both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/23/19 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "Live in Front of a Studio Audience"
The Alphabet's live special dominates the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/19 - 02:47 PM]
ABC Leads Next Season's Crop of New Series with the Top 3 Most-Watched Trailers
ABC spins the digital numbers for its new series to date.

[05/22/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Night of Finales in Demos
CBS however leads the evening in total viewers as "NCIS" wins both categories.

[05/22/19 - 07:14 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Unprecedented Eighth Consecutive Year
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/19 - 01:41 PM]
CBS Is America's Most-Watched Network in 2018-2019 for Third Consecutive Season Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/19 - 09:51 AM]
NBC Wins the September-to-May Season in 18-49 for the 5th Time in 6 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
"The Voice" and "The Bachelorette" both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/20/19 - 12:03 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Concludes with All-Time HBO Record; "Barry" Quadruples Prior Season Finale
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, May 19.

[05/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Top Demos on Night of Finales
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/19/19 - 08:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
The Peacock's "Dateline" leads the night in both categories.

[05/19/19 - 06:53 AM]
ESPN's Second Highest Rated NBA Conference Finals Game 3 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 18.

[05/18/19 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Blacklist" Finale
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/17/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Goes Out on Top
CBS easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/17/19 - 07:54 AM]
ESPN's Second Highest Rated NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 16.

[05/16/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with "Survivor" Finale
The Eye's reality franchise wraps its season in front among adults 18-49.