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[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.

[via press release from NBC]

JIMMY FALLON AND SETH MEYERS RANK #1 FOR THE LATE-NIGHT SECOND QUARTER VS. THEIR ABC-CBS COMPETITION IN ALL KEY MEASURES

NEW YORK - July 2, 2015 - NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers" have dominated late-night ratings for second quarter of 2015, outscoring their ABC and CBS time-period competition in every key ratings category - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

Fallon averaged a 1.04 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.573 million viewers overall for the quarter, to generate a +68% margin over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.62) in 18-49 and a +121% advantage over "CBS Summer Showcase" (0.47 from May 25 through June 26). Fallon also topped the quarter's combined CBS average of "CBS Summer Showcase" and "Late Show with David Letterman" in all key measures, including a +68% margin over their combined 0.62 in adults 18-49.

For the second quarter at 12:35 a.m. ET, Meyers averaged a 0.44 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.408 million viewers overall, beating CBS's "Late Late Show" (0.33) by a +33% advantage in 18-49. In their head-to-head half-hour from 12:30-1 a.m., Meyers outscored "Nightline" by a +28% margin in 18-49 (0.50 vs. 0.39 for that half-hour).

The quarter ended with the week of June 22-26, during which Fallon and Meyers once again outdelivered their respective ABC and CBS time-period competition in all key measures. At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" generated its biggest overall audience (800,000) in eight weeks, since averaging 845,000 viewers for the week of April 27-May 1

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 22-26. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Second-quarter and 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" 0.89 rating, 4 share *
CBS "Summer Showcase," 0.43/2 (R)
ABC "Kimmel," 0.51/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.33/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.42/3 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.26/2 (R)
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.25/2 (R)

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.172 million viewers *
CBS "Summer Showcase," 1.965 million viewers (R)
ABC "Kimmel," 2.165 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.312 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.356 million viewers *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.062 million viewers (R)
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.800 million viewers (R)

* Friday's "Tonight," "Kimmel" and "Late Night" were encores.

SECOND QUARTER 2015 AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.04 rating, 5 share
CBS "Summer Showcase," 0.47/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.62/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.41/3
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.44/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.33/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.25/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.573 million viewers
CBS "Summer Showcase," 2.384 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.436 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.565 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.408 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.385 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.766 million viewers

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.13 rating, 5 share
CBS "Summer Showcase," 0.47/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.63/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.41/3
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.47/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.33/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.28/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.894 million viewers
CBS "Summer Showcase," 2.384 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.662 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.665 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.507 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.393 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.822 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JUNE 22-26

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.50
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.28
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.26
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.78
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.54

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 1.328 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.754 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.633 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.726 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.170 million viewers





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