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[04/22/10 - 02:28 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Deliver April 12-16 Late-Night Victories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 12-16.

[via press release from NBC]

'THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO' AND 'LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON' DELIVER APRIL 12-16 LATE-NIGHT VICTORIES

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 22, 2010 - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" have won their time slots for week of April 12-16 over all cable and broadcast competition in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

"Tonight " topped CBS's encores of "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's combination of "Nightline" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in every key ratings category: adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, as well as total viewers.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, Jimmy Fallon also topped CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in all key ratings categories. Jimmy out-delivered "Late Late Show" on five of five nights for the week in 18-49 and total viewers, while generating his biggest adult 18-49 audience in four weeks.

To date, Jay Leno has ranked #1 in adult 18-49 rating on 33 of 35 nights versus "Late Show," including two ties, since returning as host of "Tonight" on March 1. In total viewers, Jay has ranked #1 on 35 of 35 nights.

For the week at 1:35 a.m. ET, �Last Call with Carson Daly� (0.4 rating in 18-49, 0.3 in 18-34) tied the rating of CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in both adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 and finished within a tenth of a point of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in both categories.

For the week of April 12-16, Jay's average 1.376 million adults 18-49 outscored the 997,000 for Letterman's encores; in total viewers, Jay's audience of 4.052 million persons beat Letterman's 2.828 million; and in adults 18-34, Jay's 447,000 topped Letterman's 351,000. At 12:35 a.m. ET, Jimmy Fallon's 860,000 adults 18-49 for the week topped Ferguson's 579,000; in total viewers, Jimmy's 1.712 million trailed Ferguson's 1.482 million; and in adults 18-34, Jimmy's 322,000 out-delivered Ferguson's 218,000.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 12-16. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date figures are averages of "live plus seven day" data except for the two most recent weeks, which are "live plus same day."

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.0 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.8/3 (in encore telecasts)
ABC "Nightline," 0.9/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.7/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/3

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3*

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.1 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.8 million viewers (in encore telecasts)
ABC "Nightline," 3.7 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.7 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers*

* Monday's "Last Call" and Friday's "Kimmel" were encores.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.2/5
CBS "Late Show," 1.0/4
ABC "Nightline," 1.0/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.6/3

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 4.6 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 4.0 million viewers
ABC "Nightline," 3.8 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 1.5 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.9 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.8 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF APRIL 12-16

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.8

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.6

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.9

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.6

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.32 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 1.8 million

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.3 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.0 million

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.2 million





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