**Ratings Report for ABC News' "Nightline"
For the Week of Sept. 18, 2023
ABC NEWS' 'NIGHTLINE' RANKS NO. 1 ACROSS THE BOARD IN TIME SLOT - TOTAL VIEWERS, ADULTS 25-54 AND ADULTS 18-49
'Nightline' Shows 3-Month High in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
On Monday, 'Nightline' Delivers Strongest Telecast in Adults 25-54 in 8 Months and Best Performance in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 in 3 Months
ABC News' "Nightline" ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (784,000), Adults 25-54 (224,000) and Adults 18-49 (139,000) during the week of Sept. 18, 2023, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. "Nightline" took the top spot in overall viewers in 19 of the last 20 weeks.
"Nightline" improved week to week in Total Viewers (+3% - 784,000 vs. 764,000) and Adults 25-54 (+1% - 2241,000 vs. 222,000), hitting 3-month highs in both measures - since weeks of 6/12/23 and 6/5/23, respectively.
On Monday (9/18/23), "Nightline" delivered its strongest telecast in Adults 25-54 (440,000) in 8 months and its best performance in Total Viewers (1.143 million) and Adults 18-49 (335,000) in 3 months - since 1/16/23 and 6/7/23, respectively.
This week "Nightline" covered co-anchor Juju Chang's exclusive interview with Julie Chen Moonves; "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts' exclusive, candid interview with Kerry Washington; ABC News Live "Prime" anchor Linsey Davis' exclusive broadcast interview with Gov. Ron DeSantis; ABC News multiplatform reporter Ashan Singh's exclusive broadcast interview with former Ye employee about an alleged dangerous working environment; an update on the ongoing strikes involving Hollywood writers and actors; the international "Woman Life Freedom" movement one year after Mahsa Amini's death; ABC News' chief meteorologist Ginger Zee's interview with eco-drag queen Pattie Gonia; a deadly school bus crash; the second season premiere of "Impact x Nightline" 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 Sept. 18, 2023:
Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Live + SD Current Week (w/o 9/18/23) and Previous Week (w/o 9/11/23). Most Current Data Stream: Season 2022-2023 (9/19/22-9/24/23) and Season 2021-2022 (9/20/21-9/18/22). 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.