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Late-Night Show Notches the Most-Watched Quarter in Its History

Jun 28, 2017  •  Post A Comment

A late-night program is quietly chalking up some impressive ratings achievements, including its most-watched quarter ever and its most-watched month ever. The program is Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.”

Comedy Central announced results Wednesday for the second quarter, noting that June has been the show’s most-watched month of all time in total viewers.

“This past quarter also boasted Noah’s most-watched ever and highest-rated week since his premiere week during the week of May 29 (1.69 million total viewers P2+; 0.82 Adults 18-49 rating),” the network said. “‘The Daily Show’ continues to be the premiere late-night destination for millennials for the seventh consecutive quarter, finishing as the #1 daily, late-night talk show among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34 and #2 among all millennials, behind ‘The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.'”

“The Daily Show’ averaged 1.5 million total viewers in the second quarter of 2017, up 2% vs. the first quarter and up 26% vs. the second quarter of 2016.

“June was Noah’s most-watched month ever averaging 1.54 million total viewers,” Comedy Central noted. “Across the entirety of Noah’s second season at the helm of ‘The Daily Show’ he has posted monthly and quarterly gains vs. year ago levels. Season-to-date, ‘The Daily Show’ is averaging 1.43 million total viewers and a 0.69 Adults 18-49 rating, up double-digits from the year-ago period (+13%, +10%).”

Please click here for more of the numbers and additional details in the Comedy Central announcement.

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