HALLOWEEN EPISODE OF “THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” REACHES 4.4 MILLION VIEWERS
“COLBERT” WINS WEEK SIX OF 2019-2020 BROADCAST SEASON
OVER COMBINED COMPETITION BY THE LARGEST MARGIN EVER
On Thursday, Oct. 31, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with special guest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, scored 4.44 million viewers, the show’s top Thursday 3-day viewership since the post-“Big Bang Theory” show on May 16.
For the week ending Friday, Nov. 1, in live plus 3-day lift, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT beat its COMBINED competition (“Jimmy Kimmel Live” and “The Tonight Show”) in viewers (3.70m versus a combined 3.62m) by the largest margin ever. THE LATE SHOW also beat its closest competition in both adults 25-54 (0.7 versus 0.6, “Tonight”) and adults 18-49 (0.5 versus 0.4, “Tonight”).
Source: Nielsen live plus 3-day rating for week ending Friday, Nov. 1.
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THANKS TO A ROCKIN’ HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, “THE TALK” SCORES
BEST WEEKLY AUDIENCE IN FOUR MONTHS
“LET’S MAKE A DEAL” AND “THE PRICE IS RIGHT”
POST LARGEST AUDIENCES SINCE LAST APRIL
For the week ending Friday, Nov. 1, THE TALK scored the show’s largest audience in four months – since the week ending June 28. The show’s always-anticipated Halloween “Rocktober Lip Sync War” episode on Thursday, Oct. 31 reached a huge 2.46 million viewers, the show’s largest Thursday audience since Feb. 19 and its largest audience on any day since May 20. Making her fifth “Rocktober” appearance was Sharon Osbourne (as Stevie Nicks), with Eve (as RuPaul), Carrie Ann Inaba (as Jennifer Lopez), Marie Osmond in her debut (as Gwen Stefani), and this year’s winner Sheryl Underwood (as Barry White).
LET’S MAKE A DEAL (one and two) and THE PRICE IS RIGHT (one) all posted multi-month ratings highs, including:
LET’S MAKE A DEAL (one) attracted 2.72 million viewers, and LET’S MAKE A DEAL (two) scored 3.17 million viewers – both broadcasts delivering their largest audiences in seven months. THE PRICE IS RIGHT (one) attracted an average of 4.44 million viewers, the game show’s biggest audience since last April.
Source: Nielsen, live plus same day ratings for the week ending Friday, Nov. 1