ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' posting strong gains

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ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Posts its 2nd-Strongest Numbers Of the Season in Both Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.
 
“JKL” Betters NBC’s “Fallon” in Viewers for the 5th Time in the Last 6 Weeks.


“JKL” Beats CBS’ “Ferguson” in Adults 18-49 by its Largest Margin of the Season.

Tuesday’s Airing Stands as “JKL’s” Most-Watched Telecast Since June.

Weekly National Ratings:
During the week of November 15, 2010, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” turned in its 2nd-best performance of the season in both Total Viewers (1.81 million) and Adults 18-49 (741,000), behind only the previous week’s season-high numbers.  “JKL” was up over the same week last year in both viewers and young adults (1.76 million and 719,000 in A18-49 on w/o 11/15/09), scoring its 5th straight week of year-to-year increases in Total Viewers and up for the 7th time in 9 weeks this season.  

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” beat NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in Total Viewers (1.81 million vs. 1.67 million).  In fact, “JKL” bettered “Fallon” for the 5th time in the last 6 weeks.  

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” outperformed CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” in both Total Viewers (+8% – 1.81 million vs. 1.67 million) and Adults 18-49 (+19% – 741,000 vs. 625,000) for the 2nd week in a row.  In fact, “Kimmel” bested “Ferguson” for the 5th week in a row and with its largest margin of the season in the key young adult demo.

“JKL’s” Tuesday telecast (11/16/10), featuring “Dancing with the Stars” castoff Brandy, Leah Remini and musical guest Trey Songz, drew the ABC late-night program’s largest audience (2.20 million) on any night since June – since 6/17/10.

(Source: ABC – The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 11/15/10, or as dated.  Comparisons based on 000s)
 

 


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