**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the week of Aug. 29, 2022
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' IS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
'Nightline' Improves Week to Week in Adults 25-54, Posting Its Strongest Performance in 11 Weeks
'Nightline' Posts Year-to-Year Gains in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Is Beating CBS in Key Adult Demos for the 7th Consecutive Year
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (658,000) and Adults 25-54 (195,000) during the week of Aug. 29, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. In addition, "Nightline" beat CBS' "The Late Late Show is James Corden" in Adults 18-49.
"Nightline" improved week to week in Adults 25-54 (+15% - 195,000 vs. 170,000) to its strongest performance in 11 weeks - since w/o 6/13/22.
"Nightline" saw gains on the same week last year in Adults 25-54 (+17% - 195,000 vs. 167,000) and Adults 18-49 (+2% - 135,000 vs. 133,000).
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 rapper DoItAll (Dupre Kelly) on becoming a city council member; Serena Williams at the U.S. Open; social media account Depth of Wikipedia; Afghanistan under Taliban control; Kidz Bop and the label's long-awaited tour and 20-year history of musical covers; former NFL player Matt Araiza, who spoke out against rape accusations; obstruction of justice allegations amid Trump investigation; new documentary, "Katrina Babies"; Olympian Lolo Jones; and as a part of ABC News' "Uvalde: 365" commitment, the Uvalde community honoring state champions 50 years later, Uvalde 1970 walkout members who see history repeating itself, and Uvalde high school's first home football game of the season.
NOTE: From Monday-Thursday, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC." On Friday, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC-ENC." In addition, 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. 29, 2022:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 8/29/22), Previous Week (w/o 8/22/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 8/30/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 - 9/4/22) and 020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 - 9/5/21). 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.