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[12/02/13 - 11:21 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Broadcast Competition in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers and Most Key Demos
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 18-22.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" OUTPERFORM BROADCAST COMPETITION IN ADULTS 18-49, TOTAL VIEWERS AND MOST KEY DEMOS

Leno, Fallon Remain Best in Their Respective Timeslots Against ABC, CBS Programs For Week of Nov. 18-22

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Dec. 2, 2013 - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" defeated their respective broadcast timeslot competition in 18-49, most key demos and total viewers for the week of Nov. 18-22.

At 11:35 p.m., "The Tonight Show" outperformed "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "Late Show with David Letterman" in adults and men 18-49, men 18-34, men 25-54 and total viewers. "Late Night" defeated "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and Nightline" in adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

In total viewers, both "The Tonight Show" (4.121 million vs. 3.639 million) and "Late Night" (1.921 million vs. 1.752 million) are up versus last year.

Versus the first nine weeks of the year-ago season, Leno is up both in 18-49 viewers (1.112 million vs. 1.109 million) and total viewers (3.759 million vs. 3.416 million). Fallon is up in 18-49 viewers (801,000 vs. 667,000) so far this season as well as total viewers (1.941 million vs. 1.653 million).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" is also delivering sizable gains versus the first nine weeks of last season, up in 18-49 viewers (443,000 vs. 371,000) and up in total viewers (984,000 vs. 880,000).

"Tonight" has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 53 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 42 of their 46 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 56 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 46 of 46 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 58 of the last 59 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 55 of the last 57 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Fallon has out-delivered the ABC series for 46 of 46 weeks in viewers 18-49 and 41 of 43 weeks in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 18-22. 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," 0.8/4 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.5/2
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," 0.4/3 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.1 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.1 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.9 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," 1.9 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers *

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

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," 0.4/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.8 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.0 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.6 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.7 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.9 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 NOV. 18-NOV. 22

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," 0.5
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.4
TBS, Midnight-12:30 a.m., "Pete Holmes," 0.2
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.9
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.5

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," 1.2 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.8 million
TBS, Midnight-12:30 a.m., "Pete Holmes," 0.4 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.7 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.1 million viewers





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