or


[10/18/13 - 11:23 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue Year-to-Year Gains to Win Week of Oct. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" CONTINUE YEAR-TO-YEAR GAINS TO WIN WEEK OF OCT. 7-11

Leno Off to Best Start in Three Years in 18-49 and Total Viewers While Fallon Is at Three-Year High in Demo and Best Season Start Thus Far in Total Viewers

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Oct. 18, 2013 - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" have delivered more year-to-year gains during the third week of the new television season, boosting both shows to wins over their broadcast timeslot competition for the week of Oct. 7-11.

Leno is off to his biggest opening three weeks to a new TV season in three years in 18-49 viewers and total viewers. Fallon is at a three-year high in 18-49 and has generated his biggest overall audience three weeks into a new season in the five years he's been hosting "Late Night."

Versus the first three weeks of the year-ago season, Leno is up 20% in 18-49 viewers (with 1.144 million vs. 951,000) and up 11% in total viewers (3.686 million vs. 3.316 million).

Fallon is up 30% in 18-49 viewers (776,000 vs. 599,000) so far this season and up 18% in total viewers (1.848 million vs. 1.568 million).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" is also delivering sizable gains versus the first three weeks of last season, up 26% in 18-49 viewers (435,000 vs. 345,000) and up 12% in total viewers (966,000 vs. 864,000).

For the week of Oct. 7-11, "Tonight" delivered bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Late Show with David Letterman" in all key ratings categories and topped ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, total viewers and all key adult-male demos. "Late Night" topped CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and, during their head-to-head half-hour, ABC's "Nightline" in all key categories.

Fallon generated his second-biggest 18-49 weekly audience in more than nine months (758,000, best since premiere week's 764,000, and excluding that, best since 776,000 for Dec. 17-21). It was also "Late Night's" second biggest overall audience in more than eight months (1.827 million, biggest since premiere week's 1.836 million, and excluding that, since 1.832 million for Jan.28-Feb.1).

"Tonight" has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 47 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 37 of their 40 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 51 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 40 of 40 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 52 of the last 53 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 49 of the last 51 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Fallon has out-delivered the ABC series for 40 of 40 weeks in viewers 18-49 and 35 of 37 weeks in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 7-11. 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
ABC "Kimmel," 0.8/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.5/3
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/4
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," 2.8 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.8 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.7 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.8 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.4 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers *

* "Last Call" was in rebroadcast last week and Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.9 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.6/3
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," 0.6/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.3/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.7 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," 1.8 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF OCT. 4-11

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," pre-empted by baseball
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," 1.7 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.4 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," pre-empted by baseball
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.7 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.2 million viewers





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/06/15 - 02:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery Closes Out First Half of 2015 Celebrating Best 2nd Quarter and Best June Ever in Prime and Total Day
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/06/15 - 01:20 PM]
Staggering 25.4 Million Witness USA Defeat Japan to Win Coveted FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Title
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, July 5.

[07/06/15 - 12:45 PM]
MTV's "Scream" Premiere Draws Six Million Total Viewers, Leaps +45% in L+3 Ratings
MTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/06/15 - 10:56 AM]
USA Network's Award-Winning Series "Mr. Robot" Jumps 36% in P18-49 for Week Two
USA further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[07/06/15 - 07:16 AM]
USA's Women's World Cup Championship Match Sets Metered Market Household Ratings Record
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, July 5.

[07/05/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Macy's 4th of July" Special Generates the Highest Saturday Average for Any Big 4 Net, Excluding Sports, Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, July 4.

[07/05/15 - 08:56 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/04/15 - 08:45 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night in Adults 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, July 3.

[07/04/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Repeat Battle
CBS then is the most-watched network last night.

[07/03/15 - 08:54 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Original Showdown with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/03/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC's "Astronaut Wives Club" Improves Its Hour - "Rookie Blue" Holds 100% of Its Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 2.

[07/03/15 - 08:30 AM]
"Food Fighters" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 2.

[07/02/15 - 10:18 AM]
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Rank #1 for the Late-Night Second Quarter vs. Their ABC-CBS Competition in All Key Measures
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/02/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Nightline" Wins 2Q15 in Total Viewers For Second Year in a Row, Leading in Four of the Last Five Quarters
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/02/15 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Encores Tie for the Wednesday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.