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[06/13/13 - 12:17 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue to Top Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of June 3-7
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 3-7.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" CONTINUE TO TOP LATE-NIGHT TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JUNE 3-7

Leno, Fallon Best Letterman, Kimmel, Ferguson and 'Nightline' in Key Demos and Total Viewers; Leno Hits 2013 Ratings High in 18-49 With June 4 Telecast

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 13, 2013 - "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" both scored impressive wins in total viewers and key demos over their timeslot competition for the week of June 3-7.

From 11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., "The Tonight Show" outperformed both "Late Show with David Letterman" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in the 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54 demos, as well as total viewers.

In week-to-week "Tonight Show" comparisons from a year ago, the current week is up 21% in the 18-49 demo and up 5% in total viewers (3.585 million vs. 3.434 million).

The June 4 telecast of "The Tonight Show" earned the show's best 18-49 demo in 2013.

Kimmel, which received the benefit of the NBA Finals lead-in on Tuesday and Thursday, had encore telecasts on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Letterman offered original programs during the week, except for Friday.

Fallon bested "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in the 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54 demos, as well as total viewers.

In week-to-week "Late Night" comparisons from a year ago, the current week was up 17% in the 18-49 demo and up 11% in total viewers (1.813 million vs. 1.624 million).

The June 4 "Late Night" telecast was the show's best in the 18-49 demo since March 15, 2013, the final night of Justin Timberlake week.

Leno has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 29 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 20 of their 22 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 33 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 22 of 22 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 34 of the last 35 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 31 of the last 33 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Fallon has out-delivered the ABC series for 22 weeks in a row in viewers 18-49 and 17 of the last 19 weeks in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 3-7. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data from Nielsen Media Research 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.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.9 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.6/3 with Friday encore telecast
ABC "Kimmel," 0.7/3 with encore telecasts on Mon., Wed., Fri.
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2 with Friday encore telecast

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.6 million
CBS "Late Show," 2.6 million viewers with Friday encore telecast
ABC "Kimmel," 2.3 million viewers with encore telecasts on Mon., Wed., Fri.
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.5 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.8 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.3 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1 million viewers with Friday encore telecast

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.8 rating, 3 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.7/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.7/3**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.5 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.0 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.6 million viewers**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.6 million viewers**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.7 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers

** Since January 8.

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JUNE 3-7

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.6
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.5
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.4
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.0
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.7

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.4 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.1 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.8 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.1 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.7 million





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