**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of Sept. 11, 2023
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN ALL KEY DEMOS - TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 25-54 AND ADULTS 18-49 - OVER CBS' 'THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN' AND NBC'S 'LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS'
'Nightline' Shows 3-Month High Across the Board
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (764,000), Adults 25-54 (222,000) and Adults 18-49 (146,000) during the week of Sept. 11, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" took the top spot, beating CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in overall viewers in 18 of the last 19 weeks.
"Nightline" surged from the previous week in Total Viewers (+20% - 764,000 vs. 635,000), Adults 25-54 (+62% - 222,000 vs. 137,000) and Adults 18-49 (+100% - 146,000 vs. 73,000), turning in its strongest numbers across the board in 3 months - since weeks of 6/12/23, 6/5/23 and 6/12/23, respectively.
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+2% - 874,000 vs. 858,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.
This week "Nightline" covered remembering those lost in 9/11, 22 years since the terrorist attacks; the end of the weekslong Pennsylvania search for a fugitive killer; Morocco's earthquake survivors speaking out about the deadly catastrophe; Hunter Biden being indicted on federal gun charges; ABC News' Matt Gutman's new book, "No Time to Panic"; Jill Duggar opening up about her strict upbringing in a new memoir; 24 hours with reggaeton star Karol G; New York Fashion Week and more.
NOTE: CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "The Late Late Show-JC-ENC," and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM." 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 Sept. 11, 2023:
PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/Rtg A18-49(000)/Rtg
ABC's "Nightline" 764,000 222,000/0.2 146,000/0.1
CBS' "The Late Late Show" 492,000 111,000/0.1 90,000/0.1
NBC's "Late Night" 493,000 136,000/0.1 89,000/0.1
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 9/11/23), Previous Week (w/o 9/4/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 9/12/22). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22-9/17/23) and Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21-9/18/22). 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.