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04.17.2019

“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” EXPANDS ITS VIEWER LEAD AMONG ADULTS 18-49

The Late Show” Remained Late Night’s Clear Choice Despite Abbreviated Week, Delivering Over 3.6 Million Viewers

Last week (week #29 of the 2018-2019 broadcast season), THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT delivered 3.63 million viewers, 0.7 in adults 25-54 and 0.5 in adults 18-49, according to Nielsen live plus 3-day ratings. This was despite a week abbreviated by the NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME and late night Masters coverage. THE LATE SHOW has delivered more than 3.5 million weekly viewers with 3-day lift every first-run week this season.

With 3-day lift, THE LATE SHOW improved its advantage over “Tonight” to +1.42 million viewers after leading by +950,000 with same day viewers. THE LATE SHOW also beat “Tonight” in adults 18-49 (0.5 versus 0.4).

Season-to-date, THE LATE SHOW (3.85m) leads “The Tonight Show” (2.46m) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (2.08m) by more than +1.3 million viewers, and is tied with “The Tonight Show” in adults 25-54 (0.8/04) and adults 18-49 (0.5/04). THE LATE SHOW continues to beat “Tonight” in adults 18-49 audience (691k versus 673k). Source: Nielsen, live plus 7-day ratings (9/24/18-4/5/19), live plus 3-day ratings (4/8/19-4/12/15).

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