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[10/22/15 - 10:44 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Defeats "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" by Largest Margins to Date
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 12-16.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON" DEFEATS "LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT" BY LARGEST MARGINS TO DATE

Fallon, Meyers Score Big Wins in 18-49 and Total Viewers for Week of Oct. 12-16

NEW YORK - Oct. 22, 2015 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has won the late-night ratings week of Oct. 12-16 by a +56% margin in adults 18-49 versus CBS's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and a +30% advantage in total viewers - the biggest margins to date in both measures for Fallon versus Colbert.

For the week, Fallon scored a 0.92 rating in 18-49 and 3.409 million viewers overall while Colbert averaged a 0.59 and 2.628 million viewers.

In the prior five weeks since Colbert debuted, Fallon's margins in 18-49 have been +28% for the week of Sept. 7-11, +38% for Sept. 14-18, +35% for Sept. 21-25, +41% for Sept. 28-Oct. 2 and +38% for Oct. 5-9.

In total viewers, Colbert led his debut week, Sept. 7-11, by +13%, then Fallon won by +22% during the week of Sept. 14-18, +11% for Sept. 21-25, +19% for Sept. 28-Oct. 2 and +22% for Oct. 5-9.

For the most recent week of Oct. 12-16, Fallon grew +5% versus the prior week in 18-49 rating (0.92 vs. 0.88). At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" also generated a +5% gain versus the previous week in 18-49, with a 0.46 rating versus a 0.44 for Oct. 5-9, to stretch his advantage over CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" to a +39% win (0.46 vs. 0.33) versus a +29% margin the prior week (0.44 vs. 0.34). In total viewers, "Meyers" increased his advantage to 27% (1.572 million vs. 1.234 million), up from a 23% edge the previous week (1.595 million vs. 1.302 million).

Versus the same week last year, Meyers was up +4% in total viewers (1.572 million vs. 1.513 million), and at 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" was up +8% (914,000 vs. 843,000).

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 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" 0.92 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.59/3 *
ABC "Kimmel," 0.52/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.35/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.46/3 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.33/2 *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.27/2 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.409 million viewers
CBS "Summer Showcase," 2.628 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.216 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.438 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.572 million viewers *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.234 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.914 million viewers *

* Friday's "Kimmel," "Late Night," "Late Late Show" and "Last Call" were encores. Thursday's "Late Show" and "Late Late Show" were delayed by an NFL overrun.

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.05 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.83/4
ABC "Kimmel," 0.56/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.37/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.51/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.37/3
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.30/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.782 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.379 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.365 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.525 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.661 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.367 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.947 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OCT. 12-16

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.29
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.17
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.25 **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.73
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.67

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 0.772 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.477 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.502 million **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.511 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.619 million viewers

** Monday, Tuesday and Thursday telecasts of "Conan" were delayed by baseball coverage and excluded.





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