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Letterman's 'Late Show' Finale Draws Biggest Audience Since 1994 - Broadcasting & Cable

Letterman's 'Late Show' Finale Draws Biggest Audience Since 1994

Updated: 'Late Late Show' averages best viewership in franchise's history
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David Letterman's Late Show sign off drew the late-night program's biggest audience in 21 years on Wednesday, according to Nielsen.

The 90-minute farewell, which featured a slew of guest stars, drew 13.76 million, the most viewers for Late Show since Feb. 25, 1994, when it had a lead in from the Olympics. The Late Show With David Letterman outperformed every program on broadcast in primetime Wednesday.

Following Late Show, James Corden drew 4 million viewers, the biggest audience in The Late Late Show's history.

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