Colbert Wins Late Night for Fourth Straight Week

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS was the most watched show in late night for the fourth consecutive week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Feb. 24.

Since Donald Trump was inaugurated as President, ratings have soared for Colbert and helped him overtake the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

The Late Show averaged 3.07 million viewers, delivering three million viewers for the third consecutive week with its largest weekly audience since the week ending Oct. 2, 2015. The Late Show grew +33% over the same week last year.

The Tonight Show on NBC finished second with 2.89 million viewers according to Zap2It. Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC was in repeats for the week and had just 1.89 million viewers.

Fallon still leads in adults age 18-49 with 870,000 viewers for the week compared to 570,000 for Colbert and 490,000 for Kimmel.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is a production of The Late Show Inc., airs weeknights (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart are the executive producers.