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[02/21/24 - 02:01 PM]
ABC News' "Nightline" Ranks No. 1 in Total Viewers
"Nightline" posted gains week to week in Total Viewers (+9% - 808,000 vs. 739,000) and Adults 25-54 (+4% - 164,000 vs. 158,000), drawing its largest overall audience in 4 weeks.

[via press release from ABC]

**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"

For the Week of Feb. 12, 2024

ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'Nightline' Improves Week to Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, Drawing Largest Overall Audience in 4 Weeks

Season to Date, 'Nightline' Is Up in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54, Posting Its Largest Overall Audience in 3 Years

ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (808,000) for the week of Feb. 12, 2024, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" beat CBS' "After Midnight" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers."

"Nightline" posted gains week to week in Total Viewers (+9% - 808,000 vs. 739,000) and Adults 25-54 (+4% - 164,000 vs. 158,000), drawing its largest overall audience in 4 weeks - since w/o 1/15/24.

"Nightline" was up on the year-ago week in Total Viewers (+6% - 808,000 vs. 764,000).

Season to date, "Nightline" is growing versus the comparable weeks last season in Total Viewers (+3% - 939,000 vs. 910,000) and Adults 25-54 (225,000 vs. 224,000), posting its largest overall audience in 3 years - since the 2020-2021 season.

This week "Nightline" covered the shooting that erupted during Chiefs Super Bowl parade; Trump's $354 million fine; the Wu-Tang Clan's legacy to hip-hop; Prince Harry addressing his father's cancer; ABC News Studios' "The Housewife and the Hustler 2: The Reckoning"; NASA's Black pioneers eclipsed by history; French bulldog owners on alert for brazen dognappers; Billy Dee Williams' new memoir, "What Have We Here? Portraits of a Life"; "Little Shop of Horrors" stars talking about taking on iconic roles and more.

NOTE: On Friday (2/16/24), NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Late Night with Seth Meyers-SM" and CBS' "After Midnight" was retitled to "After Midnight-ENC" due to being repeats. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the weekly and season averages. NBC's and CBS' 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 FEB. 12, 2024:

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

ABC's "Nightline" 808,000 164,000/0.1 90,000/0.1

CBS' "After Midnight" 690,000 167,000/0.1 118,000/0.1

NBC's "Late Night" 744,000 166,000/0.1 109,000/0.1

Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 2/12/24), Previous Week (w/o 2/5/24) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 2/6/23). Most Current Data Stream: 2023-2024 Season (9/25/23 - 2/18/24) and 2022-2023 Season (9/19/22 - 2/12/23). 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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