**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of May 22, 2023
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54 FOR 3RD CONSECUTIVE WEEK
Season to Date 'Nightline' Grows in Total Viewers and Outdelivers CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in All Target Demos
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (697,000) and Adults 25-54 (175,000) for the third consecutive week during the week of May 22, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.
Season to date, "Nightline" is growing compared to the same point last season in Total Viewers- (+3% - 899,000 vs. 871,000). In addition, "Nightline" leads CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key target demos.
During this week, "Nightline" covered co-anchor Juju Chang's exclusive sit-down interview with Michelle Yeoh for "The New Face of Hollywood - A Soul of a Nation Presentation"; the journey of Uvalde victim Tess Mata's family a year after her death; America's plastic bag recycling problem via ABC News Live's "Trashed" special; Texas abortion plaintiffs speaking out about health dangers they say they experienced; Linsey Davis' interview with Donna Summer's daughter Brooklyn Sudano about co-directing a new documentary about her mother's life and legacy; Julia Louis-Dreyfus' and Tobias Menzies' new romantic comedy "You Hurt My Feelings"; Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen's brutal attack; the new wave of Hawaiian surfers looking to reclaim the sport's cultural spirit; Tina Turner's legacy; Daveed Diggs on taking on an iconic "crabby" Disney role; the latest episode of "Impact x Nightline," which explored the anatomy of a "Scandoval"; Elizabeth Holmes reporting to prison and more.
NOTE: CBS' "The Late Late Show with James Corden" was retitled to "The Late Late Show-JC-ENC" and NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" was retitled to "Seth Meyers-SM." The retitled telecasts are excluded from the season averages.
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. EDT on ABC. "Nightline" has also produced numerous original documentaries available on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu.
Week of May 22, 2023:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 5/22/23), Previous Week (w/o 5/15/23) and Year-Ago Week (w/o 5/23/22). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22-5/28/23) and Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21-5/29/22). 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.