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[11/10/09 - 01:01 PM]
TBS's Lopez Tonight Welcomes 3.2 Million Viewers to Simulcast Premiere of Late Night's Big Party
TBS spins the numbers for Monday, November 9.

[via press release from TBS]

TBS's LOPEZ TONIGHT Welcomes 3.2 Million Viewers to Simulcast Premiere of Late Night's Big Party

Last night, TBS's new series LOPEZ TONIGHT got the late-night party started in a big way, scoring 3.2 million viewers and 1.8 million adults 18-49. The series premiere, which was simulcast on TBS and sister networks TNT and truTV, featured host George Lopez chatting with guests Ellen DeGeneres, Eva Longoria-Parker and Kobe Bryant, and musical guest Carlos Santana.

Individually, TBS's premiere was watched by 1.7 million viewers, while TNT's part of the simulcast was watched by 1 million viewers and truTV's by half a million viewers. TBS's telecast also delivered more adults 18-34 than the season-to-date averages for six other major late-night series on broadcast and cable, and more adults 18-49 than five other late-night series.

"Viewers are ready for a change, and George Lopez is an exciting addition to late-night television," said Steve Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks. "We are extremely proud of the success of last night's premiere of LOPEZ TONIGHT and are confident the show will continue to be a big late-night hit."

Ratings highlights for the premiere of TBS's LOPEZ TONIGHT:

* TBS's Monday night premiere of LOPEZ TONIGHT was simulcast on TNT and truTV and was watched by a total of 3,160,000 viewers; 2,426,000 households; 1,005,000 adults 18-34; 1,815,000 adults 18-49 and 1,644,000 adults 25-54.

* By itself, the TBS telecast of LOPEZ TONIGHT was watched by more adults 18-34 (608,000) and adults 18-49 (1,022,000) than the current season averages for such late-night series on broadcast and cable as Last Call with Carson Daly, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. The TBS telecast was also watched by more adults 18-34 than the season-to-date average for Late Show with David Letterman.

* The combined, three-network simulcast was sampled by more adults 18-34 and 18-49 than the season-to-date averages for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Late Show with David Letterman.

LOPEZ TONIGHT airs on TBS Monday through Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). Tonight's guests are Marc Anthony and Jamie Foxx. On Wednesday, LOPEZ TONIGHT musical director Michael Bearden (This Is It) will reunite Michael Jackson's band for the first time since the memorial service to play a special tribute to the late King of Pop.

Other upcoming guests include Sandra Bullock, Ray Romano, Jessica Alba, Charlie Sheen, Queen Latifah, Ted Danson, Andy Garcia, Larry David, Taylor Lautner, Oscar de la Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Eva Mendes, Arsenio Hall and Kathy Griffin.

LOPEZ TONIGHT comes to TBS from 2.2 Productions, paraMedia Inc. and Telepictures Productions. Lopez is executive producing the show with Jim Paratore (The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Bonnie Hunt Show) and Mike Gibbons (The Late Late Show).

For the 2009-10 season, Telepictures Productions, an industry-leading and Emmy´┐Ż-winning producer of syndicated programming (having garnered 59 Emmys in 13 years, including Outstanding Talk Show/Talk Show Host for 11 of the last 13 years), is producing eight nationally syndicated strips, including the seventh season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the fifth season of The Tyra Banks Show and the 16th season of Extra.

TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television's top-rated comedy network. It serves as home to such original comedy series as My Boys, Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns, as well as the upcoming Neighbors from Hell; late-night series like Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez, and the upcoming The Very Funny Show, hosted by Tim Meadows; hot contemporary comedies like The Office, My Name is Earl, Family Guy and Seinfeld; specials like Funniest Commercials of the Year; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago and Las Vegas; blockbuster movies; and hosted movie showcases.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





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