“Former FBI Director James Comey’s first late-night TV interview since being sacked by President Donald Trump clocked Stephen Colbert’s third highest Late Show overnight household ratings ever, behind only Colbert’s 2015 Late Show launch, and Donald Trump’s one and only visit to the show.
“Comey’s sit-down nabbed a preliminary 3.5 household rating; then-candiate Trump’s visit, shortly after show’s launch in September of ’15, had clocked an initial 3.7 HH rating.
“Will Trump tweet that he beat Comey? Stay tuned….
“Comey’s Late Show visit topped all late-night competitors, trouncing NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1.7), and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live (1.5).
“The broadcast marks Colbert’s biggest lead over Tonight Show since Colbert’s 2015 debut as host of Late Show.”
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