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12.05.2018

“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” CONTINUES 2018-2019 SEASON WINNING STREAK

 

FRIDAY’S SHOW WITH MICHELLE OBAMA

DELIVERS NEARLY 5 MILLION VIEWERS

LAST NIGHT “THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” SCORED

BEST TUESDAY METERED MARKET RATING SINCE APRIL

For the week ending Nov. 30 (week #10 of the 2018-2019 broadcast season), THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT (3.83m) beat its closest competitor by +1.22 million viewers and had its largest live plus 3-day delivery in viewers since the week ending April 20. THE LATE SHOW also delivered more than 3.5 million viewers every first-run week this season.

Friday’s show with former first lady Michelle Obama delivered 4.94 million viewers, the largest live plus 3-day Friday audience ever for THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the best audience on any night since April 17 (5.20m, James Comey/Jason Aldean as guests). You can view Colbert’s full, extended interview with Mrs. Obama here.

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the metered markets, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT (3.3), with special guest Julia Roberts, hit an eight-month Tuesday high (since April 17), beating its closest competition by +1.5 ratings points (versus 1.8.)

Season-to-date, most current, THE LATE SHOW (3.66m) leads its closest competition by more than 1 million viewers (versus 2.47 million) and is tied in adults 18-49 (0.5).

Source: Nielsen, live plus 3-day ratings for the week ending Nov. 30; metered market ratings for Dec. 4.

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