Jimmy Kimmel Live's second show in its new 11:35 p.m.
timeslot dipped in total viewers compared to its premiere night, but improved
in the adults 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen fast nationals.
ABC's JKL averaged 2.859
million total viewers on Wednesday night, down 8% from Tuesday's
telecast. It was flat in household with a 2.2 rating. In adults 18-49, JKL
gained 29% to a 0.9 rating.
Kimmel fell below
both CBS' Late Show with David Letterman and NBC's The Tonight Show
with Jay Leno in total viewers, but tied Leno in adults 18-49 and beat Letterman
by a tenth in the demo.
ABC's Nightline topped its competition in its new 12:35 a.m. timeslot, drawing 1.613 million total viewers, ahead of NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (1.606 million viewers) and CBS' Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (1.466 million). In adults 25-54, all three programs tied with a 0.6 rating while in adults 18-49, Nightline tied Ferguson for second with a 0.4 behind Fallon's 0.5.