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[05/22/14 - 10:10 AM]
Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Score Decisive Wins in Late-Night Ratings for the Week of May 12-16
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 12-16.

[via press release from NBC]

JIMMY FALLON AND SETH MEYERS SCORE DECISIVE WINS IN LATE-NIGHT RATINGS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 12-16

Fallon Out-Rates the ABC-CBS Competition Combined in 18-49; Meyers Tops Kimmel and Letterman Despite Starting an Hour Later

NEW YORK - May 22, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivered week-to-week gains during the week of May 12-16, growing +10% in both adults 18-49 (to a 1.14 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 vs. the prior week's 1.04/5) and total viewers (3.6 million vs. 3.3 million). Versus "Tonight" results for the same week last year, Fallon was up +28% in 18-49 (to a 1.14 rating from a 0.89).

For the week, Fallon topped the combined competition of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.55/2, including encores on Monday and Tuesday) and CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" (0.55/2).

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (0.57/4 in 18-49) was also up week to week, growing +2% versus the prior week's 0.56 in 18-49, while also increasing by +5% week to week in total viewers (1.611 million vs. 1.533 million).

With his 0.57 in 18-49, Meyers out-rated ABC's Kimmel and CBS's Letterman (0.55 each), despite starting an hour later.

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" grew week to week by +3% in 18-49 (to a 0.33 from a 0.32) and +7% in total viewers (904,000 vs. 844,000).

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of May 12-16. 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," 1.14 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.55/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.55/2 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.37/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.57/4 *
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.36/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.33/3 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.646 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.775 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.441 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.553 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.611 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.486 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.904 million viewers *

* "Late Night" and "Last Call" were in rebroadcast on Friday and "Kimmel" aired encores on Monday and Tuesday.

SEASON TO DATE (SINCE FEB. 17, "LIVE PLUS SAME DAY")

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.35 rating, 6 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.55/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.65/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.40/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.64/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.36/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.35/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.326 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.775 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.648 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.628 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.796 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.382 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.956 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF MAY 12-16

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.57
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.49
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.33
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.88
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.63

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers.

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.437 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.148 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.720 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.884 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.352 million viewers





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