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[04/28/11 - 11:39 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Generate #1 Finishes vs. ABC and CBS Competition for the Late-Night Week of April 18-22
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 18-22.

[via press release from NBC]

JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON GENERATE #1 FINISHES VS. ABC AND CBS COMPETITION FOR THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF APRIL 18-22

'TONIGHT' ENCORES TOP CBS REBROADCASTS AND MOSTLY ORIGINAL COMPETITION ON ABC IN VIEWERS 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS

FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK, JIMMY FALLON ENCORES OUT-DELIVER 'LATE LATE SHOW' ORIGINALS IN 18-49 VIEWERS

SEASON TO DATE, 'TONIGHT' IS UP 20 PERCENT IN TOTAL VIEWERS VS. LAST YEAR AND JIMMY FALLON GROWS BY 14 PERCENT

'LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY' IS UP SEASON TO DATE BY 6 PERCENT IN 18-49 VIEWERS AND 17 PERCENT IN TOTAL VIEWERS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 28, 2011 - NBC's late-night lineup has scored ratings victories for the week of April 18-22, with encore telecasts of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" finishing #1 in viewers 18-49 and total viewers versus CBS's rebroadcasts of "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's combination of "Nightline" originals and mostly first-run telecasts of "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Note that NBC's Thursday telecasts were delayed by a preview of "The Voice" and are excluded from these averages.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" encores ranked #1 in viewers 18-49 versus originals of CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" for a second week in a row.

So far during the 2010-11 television season versus the first 31 weeks of last season, "Tonight" is up by 20 percent in total viewers (3.854 million vs. 3.209 million), while "Late Show" is down 10 percent (3.567 million vs. 3.979 million). At 12:35 a.m. ET, Jimmy Fallon is up 14 percent versus his year-ago pace in total viewers (1.761 million vs. 1.542 million), while "Late Late Show" is down 7 percent (1.759 million vs. 1.891 million).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" is up so far this season versus one year ago by 6 percent in 18-49 viewers (495,000 vs. 468,000) and up 17 percent in total viewers (990,000 vs. 849,000). Last week, "Last Call" encores tied CBS's "Late Late Show" originals in the valuable adult 18-34 demographic with a 0.3 rating each, though "Last Call" starts an hour later than "Late Late Show."

Jay Leno has ranked #1 for 29 of 31 weeks this season versus "Late Show" in viewers 18-49 and total viewers. Jimmy Fallon has ranked #1 versus "Late Late Show" in viewers 18-49 for 31 of 31 weeks this season.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 18-22. 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," 0.9 rating, 3 share (in encore telecasts)* CBS "Late Show," 0.7/3 (in encore telecasts)

11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 1.0/3

12:05-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Kimmel," 0.6/3*

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3 (in encore telecasts)* CBS "Late Late Show," 0.5/3

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 0.4/2 (in encore telecasts)*

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET NBC "Tonight," 3.3 million viewers (in encore telecasts)* CBS "Late Show," 3.1 million viewers (in encore telecasts)

11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 4.1 million viewers

12:05-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Kimmel," 1.8 million viewers*

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 1.5 million viewers (in encore telecasts)* CBS "Late Late Show," 1.7 million viewers

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers (in encore telecasts)*

* NBC's Thursday telecasts were delayed by a preview of "The Voice" and are excluded from these averages. Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET NBC "Tonight," 1.0 rating, 4 share CBS "Late Show," 0.9/4

11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 1.0/4

12:05-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3 CBS "Late Late Show," 0.5/3

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET NBC "Tonight," 3.9 million viewers CBS "Late Show," 3.6 million viewers

11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 4.0 million viewers

12:05-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 1.8 million viewers CBS "Late Late Show," 1.8 million viewers

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF APRIL 18-22:

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.4 (in encore telecasts)

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.3 (in encore telecasts)

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.6

TBS, midnight-1 a.m., "Lopez Tonight," 0.3

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 1.31 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 0.9 million (in encore telecasts)

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.6 million (in encore telecasts)

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 1.1 million

TBS, midnight-1 a.m., "Lopez Tonight," 0.6 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.3 million

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.4 million





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