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10.10.2018

“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” CONTINUES WINNING STREAK

BEATS CLOSEST COMPETITION BY ALMOST 50%

For the week ending Oct. 5, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT posted an average of 3.18 million viewers, up +5% (from 3.04m) compared to Week #2 last year. THE LATE SHOW beat “The Tonight Show” in viewers (versus 2.13m, +49%) for the second consecutive week in the 2018-2019 season. Additionally, THE LATE SHOW beat “Tonight” by over +1 million viewers, up from +790,000 viewers in Week #1, and has delivered more than 3 million viewers for both weeks of the 2018-2019 television season.

For the first two weeks of the 2018-2019 television season, THE LATE SHOW is up +4% in viewers (3.16m from 3.03m) and even in adults 18-49 (0.5/03) compared to last season.

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Scott Grogin

818-655-1584

scott.grogin@cbs.com

Lauren Kamm (Late Show)

212-975-3869

lauren.kamm@cbs.com

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CBS - “America’s Most-Watched Network” in Daytime, Primetime and Late Night. #NoAsterisks. (source: Nielsen NTI, 2017-2018 broadcast season)