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January 25, 2022

ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Scores New Season Highs

Ratings Report for Week of Jan. 17, 2022

National Live+Same Day Program Ratings


ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Scores New Season Highs


‘Kimmel’ Ties as Week’s No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show in Adults 18-49


ABC Late-Night Talk Show Grows by 10% Over Same Week Last Year


Monday’s ‘Kimmel’ Ranks as No. 1 Late-Night Telecast of the Week


“Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (Mon-Fri, 11:35 p.m.)
During the week of Jan. 17, 2022, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” scored new season highs in both Total Viewers (1.519 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.23 rating). “Kimmel” grew over the prior week by 6% in Total Viewers (1.519 million vs. 1.429 million) and by 15% among Adults 18-49 (0.23 rating vs. 0.20 rating). In addition, “Kimmel” built over the same week last year by 10% in Adults 18-49 (0.23 rating vs. 0.21 rating on w/o 1/18/21).


ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” ranked as the week’s No. 1 late-night talk show among Adults 18-49 (0.23 rating), tying CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and beating NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” by 15% (0.20 rating).


Monday’s broadcast of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (on 1/17/22) marked the show’s strongest telecast on any night this season in both Total Viewers (1.883 million) and Adults 18-49 (0.34 rating). Monday’s episode featured guests Denzel Washington, Hunter Schafer and Twenty One Pilots.


With its Monday broadcast, “Kimmel” delivered the No. 1 late-night telecast of the week in Adults 18-49 (0.34 rating).


Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live+Same Day Program Ratings for weeks of 1/17/22, 1/10/22 and 1/18/21.


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Salima Merchant


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