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[11/15/12 - 09:09 AM]
"Nightline" is No. 1 Broadcast Program in Latenight in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 5-9.

[via press release from ABC]

Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline" For the Week of November 5, 2012

"Nightline" is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

"Nightline" Takes Top Spot in Late Night All 7 Weeks of Season in Total Viewers and Key Adult News Demo

Season to Date "Nightline" is No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for 3rd Straight Year

For the week of November 5, 2012, ABC's "Nightline" finished as the No. 1 broadcast program in latenight in all three key measures, Total Viewers (3.801 million), Adults 25-54 (1.412 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.099 million), according to Nielsen Media Research. In addition, "Nightline" has ranked as the No. 1 latenight program in broadcast in all 7 weeks of the season in overall viewers and in the key adult news demo.

Season to date, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 among the latenight broadcast programs in 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.

NOTE: On Tuesday (11/6/12), ABC's "Nightline" was coded as a special, while NBC's "The Tonight Show" and CBS' "The Late Show" did not air due to Presidential election coverage. All three shows' averages are based on 4 days (Mon, Wed-Fri).

Last week "Nightline" had extensive coverage of the election, with Bill Weir and Terry Moran live from the campaign trail and Cynthia McFadden in studio; reported the most up-to-date information on the resignation of CIA Director David Petreaus; and covered the Nor'easter that hit the Sandy-battered Northeast. The show also featured reports on a man freed decades after claiming his wife framed him for murder; Diane Sawyer's exclusive interview with Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis about their highly-anticipated film "Lincoln"; a profile of actor Bradley Cooper; behind-the-scenes of "Stand Up for Heroes"; and went up-close and personal with the African white lion.

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.

Week of November 5, 2012

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

ABC "Nightline" 3,801,000 1,412,000/ 1.2 1,099,000/ 0.9

CBS "Late Show" 3,267,000 1,242,000/ 1.0 1,008,000/ 0.8

NBC "Tonight Show" 3,594,000 1,376,000/ 1.2 1,082,000/ 0.9

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Live + SD weeks of 11/05/12, 10/29/12 & 11/07/11. Most Current - 2011-2012 Season (9/24 - 11/11/12) and 2011-2012 Season (9/19 - 11/13/11), based on regular telecasts and breakout telecasts for week of 10/29/12; all other breakout telecasts and specials excluded.





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