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[09/19/13 - 11:16 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Dominance Over Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 9-13
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" CONTINUE DOMINANCE OVER TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 9-13

Leno, Fallon Outperform ABC, CBS Entries in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and All Other Key Measures

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Sept. 19, 2013 - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" have delivered dominant wins versus their broadcast time-period competition for the week of Sept. 9-13.

Both shows generated bigger audiences than the timeslot competition in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key measures. Note that Tuesday telecasts were delayed due to news coverage and CBS excluded its Monday and Tuesday results due to delays. Also, the Friday telecast of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was an encore.

"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" won the 11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET hour versus CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. Fallon topped CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and ABC's "Nightline" in their head-to-head 12:30-1 a.m. half-hour in each of those categories as well.

Leno has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 43 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 33 of their 36 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 47 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 36 of 36 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 48 of the last 49 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 45 of the last 47 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Jimmy has out-delivered the ABC series for 36 of 36 weeks in viewers 18-49 and 22 weeks in a row in total viewers.

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."

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Sept. 9-13. 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," 0.8 rating, 3 share *
CBS "Late Show," 0.6/2 *
ABC "Kimmel," 0.6/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2 *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.5/3 *
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," 3.3 million viewers *
CBS "Late Show," 2.5 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.2 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.4 million viewers *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.6 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.3 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.8 million viewers *

* Tuesday telecasts were delayed due to news coverage, CBS excluded its Monday and Tuesday results due to a Monday tennis delay and Tuesday's news delay and Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore.

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," 0.5/3
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," 2.9 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.4 million viewers**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.5 million viewers**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.7 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.4 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers

** Since January 8.

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF SEPT. 9-13

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.7
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.6
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.4
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 1.27 million viewers.

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.6 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.3 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.8 million viewers
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.8 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.2 million viewers





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