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[12/19/23 - 02:30 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers for 13th Consecutive Week
"Nightline" took the top spot in leading CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both measures for the 2nd straight week.

[via press release from ABC]

**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"

For the Week of Dec. 11, 2023

ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS FOR 13TH CONSECUTIVE WEEK

'Nightline' Takes Top Spot in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Against CBS' 'Comics Unleashed' and NBC's 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' for 2nd Straight Week

Season to Date, 'Nightline' Is Growing in All Key Demos and Scores Largest Overall Audience in 4 Years

For the First Time in 10 Years, 'Nightline' Is No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 Versus CBS and NBC

ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (860,000) and Adults 25-54 (200,000) for the week of Dec. 12, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" took the top spot in leading CBS' "Comics Unleashed" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in both measures for the 2nd straight week. Further, "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 13th consecutive week.

"Nightline" saw increases on the previous week in Total Viewers (+2% - 860,000 vs. 846,000), Adults 25-54 (+6% - 200,000 vs. 190,000) and Adults 18-49 (+5% - 125,000 vs. 118,000).

"Nightline" was up year to year in Adults 25-54 (+1% - 200,000 vs. 198,000).

Season to date, and for the first time ever in the 10 years in its time period, "Nightline" ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 versus CBS and NBC. In addition, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+9% - 981,000 vs. 898,000), Adults 25-54 (+10% - 244,000 vs. 221,000) and Adults 18-49 (+4% - 162,000 vs. 156,000), posting its largest overall audience in 4 years - since the 2019-2020 season.

This week, "Nightline" covered ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer's and senior congressional correspondent Rachel Scott's report for "Impact x Nightline" on the dire impact of new healthcare restrictions on pregnant women; ABC News Live "Prime" anchor Linsey Davis' interview with Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley; the house Republicans' vote to formally begin an impeachment inquiry into President Biden; how Biden's handling of Israel-Hamas war is raising concerns among U.S. Muslims; Rudy Giuliani being ordered to pay nearly $150 million to election workers; Disney celebrating its 100th year anniversary; the rise of holiday-themed slasher flicks; Disney Channel Original Movies nostalgia; the "Wonka" cast on bringing world of young Willy Wonka to life and more.

NOTE: On Friday (12/15/23), NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Late Night with Seth Meyers-SM" due to being a repeat. The retitled telecast is excluded from the weekly and season averages. NBC's weekly 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. EST on ABC. "Nightline" has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.

WEEK OF DEC. 11, 2023:

PROGRAM AVERAGES TOTAL VIEWERS A25-54(000)/RTG A18-49(000)/RTG

ABC's "Nightline" 860,000 200,000/0.2 125,000/0.1

CBS' "Comics Unleashed" 533,000 104,000/0.1 74,000/0.1

NBC's "Late Night" 738,000 190,000/0.2 140,000/0.1

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 12/11/23), Previous Week (w/o 12/4/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 12/5/22). Most Current Data Stream: 2023-2024 Season (9/25 - 12/17/23) and 2022-2023 Season (9/19 - 12/11/22). NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" premiered on 10/2/23. 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.





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