via press release:
UPDATED LATE NIGHT FAST NATIONAL RATINGS
THE FINAL BROADCAST OF LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN DELIVERS 13.76 MILLION VIEWERS, LARGEST AUDIENCE SINCE FEBRUARY 1994
THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN DELIVERS 4.0 MILLION VIEWERS, THE SHOW’S LARGEST AUDIENCE EVER WITH ANY HOST
The final broadcast of LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN averaged 13.76m viewers, 4.1 in adults 25-54 and 3.1 in adults 18-49 according to Nielsen fast national ratings. This is LATE SHOW’s largest audience since February 25, 1994 (following CBS’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics) and best delivery in adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since December 1, 2005 – the night Oprah Winfrey appeared. LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN outperformed every broadcast in primetime in these measures.
THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN averaged 4.01m viewers, 1.4 in adults 25-54 and 1.1 in adults 18-49. THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN posted series best performances in these measures and the largest audience ever for any host of the LATE LATE SHOW. This marks THE LATE LATE SHOW’s best delivery in adults 25-54 since December 1, 2005 and best adults 18-49 rating since December 19, 2005.