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02.17.2021

“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” TAKES WEEK 21 OF 2020-2021 SEASON

For the week ending Friday, Feb. 12 (week #21 of the 2020-2021 broadcast season), in live plus 3-day lift, THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT averaged an audience of 3.04 million viewers, beating both the viewership of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.76m, +73%) and “The Tonight Show” (1.53m, +99%). THE LATE SHOW was also first in adults 25-54 (0.5) and adults 18-49 (0.4).

For the week ending Feb. 12, THE LATE SHOW was the #1 late night show on YouTube for views of current content (clips posted during the week) by a margin of over 10 million views. Colbert’s Tuesday, Feb. 9 monologue was the #1 clip of the week on YouTube with 3.8 million views. (Source: Tubular Labs)

Season-to-date, THE LATE SHOW is first in viewers (3.17m), leading “Jimmy Kimmel Live” by +80% (versus 1.76m) and “The Tonight Show” by +106% (versus 1.54m). THE LATE SHOW is also leading both competitors’ late night offerings in adults 25-54 (0.5) and adults 18-49 (0.4).

Most Current” averages through Feb. 12:

Source: Nielsen “Most Current” ratings through the week ending Feb. 12.

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Watch THE LATE SHOW clips online at http://www.CBS.com/lateshow, on the CBS Apps and on YouTube. CBS: “America’s Most-Watched Network” in Daytime, Primetime and Late Night. #NoAsterisks. (source: Nielsen NTI, 2019-2020 broadcast season)

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Scott Grogin

 

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Lauren Kamm (Late Show)

 

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Press:

Lauren Kamm
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