Stephen Colbert Late Night Race for 4th Straight Week
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” was the most watched show in late night for the last four weeks, according to Nielsen (Photo by CBS).
NEW YORK - Thanks to his comedic monologues targeting Donald Trump and his reactionary agenda, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” 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.
“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 by 33 percent over the same week last year.
“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, 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.
Colbert is known for his work as a correspondent on “The Daily Show,” which was then hosted by Craig Kilborn. Colbert became the show's longest-running correspondent before getting his own show, “The Colbert Report,” in 2005, portraying a right-wing conservative TV news host.