[11/02/12 - 02:15 PM]
"Nightline" No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 22-26.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of October 22, 2012

"Nightline" No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

"Nightline" Takes Top Spot in Late Night All 5 Weeks of Season in Total Viewers and Key Adult News Demo

"Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Late Night Among Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Season to Date

"Nightline" Grows Year to Year in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54

For the week of October 22, 2012, ABC's "Nightline" ranked as No. 1 latenight program in Total Viewers (3.881 million) and Adults 25-54 (1.469 million), according to Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" has taken the top spot in latenight in all 5 weeks of the season to date in overall viewers and in the key adult news demo.

"Nightline" was up year to year in Total Viewers (+2%) and Adults 25-54 (+2%) - 3.787 million and 1.446 million, respectively, on w/o 10/24/11.

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 3rd straight year that the ABC program is taking the top spot in all 3 measures.

Last week "Nightline" took a rare look inside the new KKK, had extensive coverage of the election, and featured stories including porn before puberty, a teenage girl's suicide after being bullied, a Harvard doctor's brush with Heaven, school bus danger and a profile of rocker Rod Stewart.

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 late night strategy of airing news and entertainment programming.

See Also:

Good Morning America: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/10/abc-world-news-continues-to-close-viewership-gaps-with-nbc-nightly-news-week-to-week-year-to-year-and-season-to-date-by-double-digit-margins/

World News: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/10/abc-world-news-continues-to-close-viewership-gaps-with-nbc-nightly-news-week-to-week-year-to-year-and-season-to-date-by-double-digit-margins/

Week of October 22, 2012

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

ABC "Nightline" 3,881,000 1,469,000/ 1.2 1,118,000/ 0.9

CBS "Late Show" 3,178,000 1,165,000/ 1.0 880,000/ 0.7

NBC "Tonight Show" 3,684,000 1,440,000/ 1.2 1,141,000/ 0.9

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 10/22/12, 10/15/12 & 10/24/11, or as dated. Most Current - 2012-2013 Season (9/24 - 10/28/12) and 2011-2012 Season (9/19 - 10/23/11).

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