David Letterman draws in the viewers for final Late Show

David Letterman draws in the viewers for final Late Show

Late Show With David Letterman finale13.76 million people in the US watched the Late Show With David Letterman finale on Wednesday night, according to Nielsen’s reports.

This is the largest audience for the Late Show since the 25th February 1994 when the show enjoyed a Winter Olympics lead-in on CBS, and the finale was the 4th most-watched Late Show in history.

Unusually the Late Show also beat all primetime shows in the ratings for that evening as well, which is no mean feat.

The finale also helped James Corden’s ratings on The Late Late Show that evening – he earned 4.01 million viewers which is the highest audience on his show and the highest number of viewers for any host of The Late Late Show.

The New York Times – “David Letterman Finale Draws Almost 14 Million Viewers…”
Business Insider – “David Letterman’s farewell episode nabs biggest audience…”

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