**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"s
For the week of Aug. 8, 2022
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49
'Nightline' Hits an 8-Week High in Adults 18-49 and
Posts Gains on the Same Week Last Year in Total Viewers
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Is Beating CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in Adults
25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th Consecutive Year
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (739,000) and Adults 18-49 (170,000) during the week of Aug. 8, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.
For the 2nd week in a row, "Nightline" improved on the previous week in Total Viewers (+2% - 739,000 vs. 727,000) and Adults 18-49 (+25% - 170,000 vs. 136,000), hitting an 8-week high in Adults 18-49 - since w/o 6/13/22.
For the 3rd week running, "Nightline" posted gains on the same week last year in Total Viewers (+6% - 739,000 vs. 699,000) and Adults 18-49 (+21% - 170,000 vs. 140,000).
Season to date, "Nightline" is beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 7th consecutive year - since the 2015-2016 season.
This week, "Nightline" covered Bad Bunny and Brad Pitt discussing the new film "Bullet Train"; Republican candidates supporting stolen election claims who advanced to the general election; the FBI searching former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate and, later, the 27 boxes of government records, some classified, uncovered; Jennette McCurdy and her memoir, "I'm Glad My Mom Died"; a suspect named in the homicide of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Emmy(R) Award-winning actress Anne Heche's car crash; a U.S. Marine and his Afghan interpreter who wrote a memoir, "Always Faithful"; the "Driving Skills for Life" course, which teaches hard lessons of driving under the influence; Diane Keaton, back with movie "Mack & Rita," on her career and iconic fashions; brokers seeing indicators of housing market slow down; and YouTubers "Adventurers with Purpose," which cracks a missing person's case.
NOTE: For the week, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC - ENC" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM" due to being repeats. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the season averages.
ABC News' "Nightline" is late-night television's prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Eman Varoqua is executive producer. The program airs weeknights from 12:35 p.m.-1:05 a.m. EDT on ABC. "Nightline" has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
Week of Aug. 8, 2022:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 8/8/22), Previous Week (w/o 8/1/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 8/9/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 - 8/15/22) and 020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 - 8/15
/21). Nielsen ratings for ABC, NBC and CBS include additional airings in select markets. Beginning 8/31/20, national ratings also include Out of Home (OOH) viewing. Averages based on regular telecasts.