'Jimmy Kimmel Live' beats CBS' 'Ferguson's' week of originals in the key young demo


ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” Week of Repeats is Up Over its Year-Ago Week of Originals in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49.

 Excluding the NBA Finals-led Broadcasts in June, “JKL” Draws its Largest Repeat-Week Audience in Nearly 3 Years.

Weekly National Ratings: During the week of October 4, 2010, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” week of repeats topped its year-ago week of originals in both Total Viewers (1.64 million vs. 1.62 million) and Adults 18-49 (690,000 vs. 679,000). Excluding the NBA Finals-led broadcasts in June, “JKL” drew its largest repeat-week Total Viewer audience in nearly 3 years – since w/o 12/10/07.   

ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” week of repeats outperformed CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’s” week of originals in Adults 18-49 (690,000 vs. 667,000), topping the CBS late night program in the key young adult demo for the 2nd time in 3 weeks of the season.  

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” bettered NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” week of originals among Women 18-49 (+15% – 432,000 vs. 377,000) and Women 25-54 (+21% – 528,000 vs. 437,000). 

(Source: ABC – The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 10/4/10, or as dated.  Comparisons based on 000s)