or


[04/29/10 - 02:55 PM]
'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' Grab April 19-23 Late-Night Wins
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 19-23.

[via press release from NBC]

'THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO' AND 'LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON' GRAB APRIL 19-23 LATE-NIGHT WINS

A WEEK OF JIMMY FALLON ENCORES TOPS 'LATE LATE SHOW' FIRST-RUNS AND MOSTLY ORIGINAL 'KIMMELS' IN 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 29, 2010 - NBC's late-night lineup has delivered convincing wins for the week of April 19-23, with "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" beating CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's combination of "Nightline" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in all key ratings categories: adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, as well as total viewers. At 12:35 a.m. ET, a week of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" encores topped originals of CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in adults 18-49, total viewers and most other key categories.

"Tonight" won the 11:35 p.m. ET hour decisively, generating a 20 percent margin of victory over "Late Show" in adult 18-49 viewers (1.361 million vs. 1.132 million), a 23 percent advantage in total viewers and a 25 percent margin in adult 18-34 viewers.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, encore telecasts of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" delivered bigger audiences than CBS's original "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and ABC's mostly original "Kimmel" in the key adult 18-49 category, as well as adults, men and women 18-34; men and women 18-49; adults and women 25-54; and total viewers. Jimmy Fallon's encores topped "Late Late Show" originals by margins of 24 percent in 18-49 viewers and 39 percent in 18-34 viewers.

To date, Jay Leno has ranked #1 in adult 18-49 rating on 37 of 40 nights versus "Late Show," including two ties, since returning as host of "Tonight" on March 1. In total viewers, Jay has ranked #1 on 40 of 40 nights.

For the week of April 19-23, Jay's average 1.361 million adults 18-49 outscored Letterman's 1.132 million; in total viewers, Jay's audience of 3.969 million persons beat Letterman's 3.230 million; and in adults 18-34, Jay's 530,000 out-delivered Letterman's 424,000. At 12:35 a.m. ET, Jimmy Fallon's 798,000 adults 18-49 for the week topped Ferguson's 645,000; in total viewers, Jimmy's 1.607 million defeated Ferguson's 1.594 million; and in adults 18-34, Jimmy's 346,000 out-delivered Ferguson's 249,000.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 19-23. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data 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. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.0 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.9/4
ABC "Nightline," 0.9/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3 (in encore telecasts)
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.5/3

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3 (in encore telecasts)

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.0 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.2 million viewers
ABC "Nightline," 3.4 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 1.5 million viewers*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.6 million viewers (in encore telecasts)
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.6 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers (in encore telecasts) ?
*Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 1.2/5
CBS "Late Show," 1.0/4
ABC "Nightline," 1.0/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.6/3

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 4.5 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 4.0 million viewers
ABC "Nightline," 3.8 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 1.5 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.9 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.8 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF APRIL 19-23

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.8

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.7

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.9

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.6

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.32 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 1.7 million

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.3 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.9 million

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.2 million





  [april 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/15/21 - 09:55 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" & "9-1-1" Rank as Top Two Programs of Week Three of '21-'22 Season in L3 Ratings
"The Simpsons'" win marks the first time it has ranked as the week's #1 entertainment program in nearly seven years, while its lead-out, "The Great North" delivered its highest-rated episode ever.

[10/14/21 - 07:58 AM]
"Johnson" Season One Seen by 5.7 Million Viewers, Season Two Coming in 2022
The complete first season is available on Bounce's popular streaming service Brown Sugar, as are all Bounce originals.

[10/13/21 - 03:08 PM]
ABC Is Thursday's No. 1 Entertainment Net for 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
"Grey's Anatomy" was Thursday's No. 1 entertainment show for the 2nd week in a row in adults 18-49.

[10/13/21 - 12:42 PM]
"V/H/S/94" a Blockbuster Hit for Shudder - Service's Biggest Movie Premiere Ever
More members watched its debut in its opening weekend than any prior movie premiere on the service.

[10/12/21 - 03:10 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Colts-Ravens Matchup Generates 11.4 Million Viewers, Another Year-Over-Year Audience Increase
Season-to-date, "Monday Night Football" is up 20% from both 2020 and 2019 seasons, averaging 14 million viewers through the first five weeks of the season.

[10/12/21 - 03:01 PM]
"Squid Game" Has Officially Reached 111 Million Fans
Netflix confirms the drama is its biggest series launch ever.

[10/12/21 - 08:08 AM]
ABC Ranks as Tuesday's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
After just three days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "Bachelor in Paradise" averaged a 1.97 rating among Adults 18-49 this season, more than doubling its initial Live+Same Day rating.

[10/08/21 - 12:06 PM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network Among Adults 18-49
The season premiere of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was the week's No. 1 scripted show among adults 18-49 (1.3/9).

[10/08/21 - 10:42 AM]
Season Premiere and 700th Episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers
"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" and "Supermarket Sweep" were also up from last week's season premieres.

[10/08/21 - 09:22 AM]
FOX's "The Masked Singer" and "9-1-1" Win Week Two in L3 Ratings
Week two of "The Masked Singer" was Wednesday's #1 entertainment program in adults 18-49, outperforming its closest broadcast competitors by 8%.

[10/08/21 - 07:37 AM]
"Monday Night Football's" Week 1 Audience Jumps to 17 Million Viewers Following Nielsen Reporting Correction
The increased audience measurement is the result of an underreported ABC audience, as ABC's audience now stands at 8,605,000 viewers, a 1,712,000 viewer increase from the original reported number.

[10/07/21 - 02:27 PM]
The Electrifying 2021 "BET Hip Hop Awards" and Nostalgic "Rap City '21" Score Ratings Success with 1.4 Million Viewers Tuned in Last Tuesday Night and Generating Triple-Digit View Increases Across Digital Platforms
The annual celebration is the best performing "BET Hip Hop Awards" ever, with over 54M views to date across BET Digital platforms.

[10/07/21 - 11:26 AM]
FOX's "Our Kind of People" Becomes First Fall Broadcast Drama to Post Week-to-Week Growth in Six Years
The series grew 20% in week two among the Adults 18-49 L7 rating (vs. 0.5/4 L7 premiere).