**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of Feb. 13, 2023
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE 5TH CONSECUTIVE WEEK
'Nightline' Posts Week-To-Week Gains in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
'Nightline' Grows From Year-Ago Week in Total Viewers
Season to Date, 'Nightline' Leads CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in All Key Target Demos
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (849,000) for the 5th consecutive week, during the week of Feb. 13, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. In fact, "Nightline" outdelivered CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in Total Viewers in 11 of the last 12 weeks. In addition, "Nightline" led the CBS program in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.
"Nightline" posted week-to-week gains in Total Viewers (+11% - 849,000 vs. 764,000) and Adults 18-49 (+6% - 121,000 vs. 114,000).
"Nightline" improved on the year-ago week in Total Viewers (+7% - 849,000 vs. 791,000).
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers (+8% - 912,000 vs. 848,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos.
This week "Nightline" covered the recent deadly mass shooting at Michigan State University; Pamela Smart's high-stakes hearing; the aftermath of Damar Hamlin's on-field scare; Jay Shetty's love hacks; ABC News Live's special "Uvalde 365: Crisis of Command"; a look back at Elizabeth Smart's rescue; Ohio residents' fear after the toxic train derailment; Horatio Sanz's sexual abuse accuser; the Alex Murdaugh case; Jen Shah's mea culpa before her prison sentence; chef Marcus Samuelsson on food and activism; and Olivia Newton-John's final musical performance with music legend Dolly Parton.
NOTE: On Friday (2/17/23), CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "Late Late Show-JC-ENC" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM" due to being repeats. The retitled telecasts are excluded from the weekly and season averages. CBS' and NBC's 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. 13, 2023:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 2/13/23), Previous Week (w/o 2/6/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 2/14/22). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22 - 2/19/23), Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21 - 2/20/22), 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.