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[11/30/15 - 11:03 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Continues Its Dominance of "Late Show" in 18-49 for Week of Nov. 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 16-20.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW" CONTINUES ITS DOMINANCE OF "LATE SHOW" IN 18-49 FOR WEEK OF NOV. 16-20

Fallon Outperforms Colbert by +79% in Demo, Biggest Margin Ever Between the Two Shows

"Late Night" Nearly Matches Colbert in Demo Despite Starting an Hour Later

NEW YORK - Nov. 30, 2015 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has claimed the late-night ratings week of Nov. 16-20, outscoring CBS's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" by a +79% margin in adults 18-49, the biggest advantage yet for Fallon versus Colbert.

For the week, Fallon scored a 1.00 rating in 18-49 versus Colbert's 0.56.

It's the fifth week in a row (excluding a week of Colbert encores) that Fallon has established a new biggest-yet margin versus "The Late Show."

In the prior 10 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, +38% for Oct. 5-9, +56% for Oct. 12-16, +54% for the encore week of Oct. 19-23, +59% for Oct. 26-30, +60% for Nov. 2-6 and +70% for Nov. 9-13.

For the week of Nov. 16-20, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" pulled within 0.02 of a rating point of "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" in 18-49 (0.54 vs. 0.56) and within 0.04 of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.54 vs. 0.58), despite starting an hour later versus both shows. It's the narrowest gap to date between Meyers and Colbert, with the prior smallest margin being 0.05 during the week of Nov. 2-6 (0.52 vs. 0.57).

For the week, Fallon and Meyers' hit seven-week highs in 18-49, their top ratings (1.00 for Fallon, 0.54 for Meyers) since Sept. 28-Oct. 2 (1.03 and 0.55 respectively).

For the week, Fallon and Meyers outdelivered their ABC and NBC time-period competition in every key measure - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

In adults 18-49 at 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" (0.33) outrated CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.30), despite starting an hour later.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 16-20. 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" 1.00 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.56/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.58/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.38/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.54/4 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.30/2 *
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," 3.322 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.623 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.416 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.530 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.551 million viewers *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.145 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.875 million viewers *

* Friday's "Kimmel," "Late Night," "Late Late Show" and "Last Call" were encores.

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.06 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.78/4
ABC "Kimmel," 0.60/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.39/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.50/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.34/2
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," 3.783 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.167 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.534 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.599 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.619 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.278 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.924 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK NOV. 16-20

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.30
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.16
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.38
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.67
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.50

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 0.773 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.476 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.782 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.351 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.053 million viewers





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