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10.30.2019

“THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT” WINS WEEK FIVE OF 2019-2020 BROADCAST SEASON BY OVER +1.4 MILLION VIEWERS

YOU CAN’T STOP STEPHEN, YOU CAN ONLY HOPE TO CONTAIN HIM!

For the week ending Sunday, Oct. 27, in live plus 3-day lift, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT beat its closest competition (“Jimmy Kimmel Live”) in viewers (3.55m versus 2.14m, +66%) for the fourth consecutive week (in original episodes) in the 2019-2020 season. THE LATE SHOW also beat its closest competition in both adults 25-54 (0.7 versus 0.6, “Kimmel”) and adults 18-49 (0.5 versus 0.4, “Kimmel” and “The Tonight Show”). THE LATE SHOW ran original episodes Monday through Friday of last week, while “Tonight” had originals Monday through Thursday and an original episode Sunday following NFL football (which is not currently counted in this week’s average). “Kimmel” was in originals all week from Brooklyn.

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Scott Grogin

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Lauren Kamm (Late Show)

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