'Jimmy Kimmel' ratings up week to week beats CBS’ ‘Ferguson’


ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel is up week to week by 15% in Viewers and 22% in Adults 18-49. “JKL” Beats CBS’ “Ferguson” in Key Women Demos.

“JKL’s” Monday Telecast Attracts the Show’s Best Numbers on the Night in 1 Year, Topping CBS’ “Ferguson” and NBC’s “Fallon” Among Adults 18-49

Weekly National Ratings:
During the week of March 1, 2010, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” saw week-to-week increases of 15% in Total Viewers (1.68 million vs. 1.46 million) and 22% in Adults 18-49 (740,000 vs. 608,000), posting the late-night program’s best numbers in 3 weeks – since w/o 2/8/10.  

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” bettered CBS’ “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” among Women 18-49 by 4% (445,000 vs. 429,000) and Women 25-54 by 7% (533,000 vs. 497,000).
On Monday (3/1/10), featuring “Dancing with the Stars” cast member for Season 10, Kate Gosselin; new “The Bachelorette,” Ali Fedotowsky and musical guest, Josh Turner, “JKL” turned in its best Monday performance in Total Viewers (1.98 million) and Adults 18-49 (936,000) in 1 year – since 3/2/09.  In fact, in the key young adult sales demo, the “JKL” Monday telecast outperformed the Monday telecasts of “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (724,000) and “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (915,000).
(Source:  information from ABC. -The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day National Program Ratings for week of 3/1/10.)