**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of Nov. 28, 2022
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
'Nightline' Beats CBS' 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' In All Key Target Demos
'Nightline' Posts Gains Week-To-Week and Year-to-Year Across the Board
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 during the week of Nov. 28, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" also beat CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 18-49.
"Nightline" posted double-digit gains week-to-week in Total Viewers (+18% - 858,000 vs. 725,000), Adults 25-54 (+15% - 199,000 vs. 173,000) and Adults 18-49 (+33% - 144,000 vs. 108,000), drawing its largest overall audience in 9 weeks ― since w/o 9/26/22.
"Nightline" improved on the same week last year in Total Viewers (+20% - 858,000 vs. 714,000), Adults 25-54 (+8% - 199,000 vs. 184,000) and Adults 18-49 (+8% - 144,000 vs. 133,000).
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+8% - 890,000 vs. 826,000) and Adults 18-49 (+3% - 156,000 vs. 152,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos.
This week, "Nightline" covered Tosca Musk's passion project, Passionflix; the eruption of the world's largest active volcano, Mauna Loa; how Indigenous sovereignty could be on the line in a Supreme Court case; Diane Sawyer's interview with the cast of "Love Actually" reflecting on the film's lasting legacy; why French bulldogs are top targets amid rising dog thefts; comedian Jo Koy's inspiration behind his acts; the Idaho college town seeking answers after deaths of students; the dramatic end to rape trial of "That '70s Show" star Danny Masterson; the ABC News Live special "Viral: A World Without AIDS"; George Stephanopoulos' exclusive interview with FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried; the Taylor Swift tour Ticketmaster disaster; a Philly Christmas special; and Team USA's World Cup journey.
NOTE: On Monday (11/28/22) and Friday (12/2/22), CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC-ENC" due to being repeats. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the season averages. For the week, NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM."
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. EST on ABC. "Nightline" has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
Week of Nov. 28, 2022:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 11/28/22), Previous Week (w/o 11/21/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 11/29/21). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19 - 12/4/22), Season 2021-2023 (9/20 - 12/5/22) 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.