**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the week of July 18, 2022
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN ALL KEY DEMOS: TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 25-54 AND ADULTS 18-49
'Nightline' Grows 8% in Adults 18-49 Week Over Week
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Leads CBS in Key Adult Demos for the 7th Consecutive Year
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 across the board: Total Viewers (740,000), Adults 25-54 (172,000) and Adults 18-49 (133,000) during the week of July 18, 2022, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research, leading CBS' "Late Late Show-JC - ENC" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
"Nightline" improved on the previous week in Adults 18-49 (+8% - 133,000 vs. 123,000).
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 Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, who tied the knot nearly 20 years later; Gabby Giffords' new documentary, "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down"; the Uvalde school board forum addressing multiple systematic failures; the new documentary "Aftershock," shedding light on the epidemic of Black maternal deaths; Wildfires and record temperatures in Europe, plus extreme heat taking a toll on the U.S.; Priyanka Chopra Jonas on her new South Asian food venture; some of the Turpin siblings rescued in 2018 who are now suing a foster care agency alleging abuse; possibly the final Jan. 6 committee hearing; a mother speaking out about the decision to turn her son into the police; platonic life partners who are rewriting what it means to be in a committed relationship; and Ivana Trump's legacy.
NOTE: For the week, CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC - ENC" due to being repeats. The telecasts are excluded from the season averages. On Friday (7/22/22), NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM." The retitled telecasts are excluded from the weekly and season averages. NBC's averages are based on four days (Monday-Thursday).
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.
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 7/18/22), Previous Week (w/o 7/11/22) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 7/19/21). Most Current: 2021 -2022 Season (9/20/21 - 7/24/22) and 020 -2021 Season (9/21/20 - 7/25/21). 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.