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[02/22/13 - 11:15 AM]
Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon Score #1 Finishes in 18-49 Viewers and Total Viewers for the Week of Feb. 11-15
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 11-15.

[via press release from NBC]

JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON SCORE #1 FINISHES IN 18-49 VIEWERS AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 11-15

'TONIGHT' HAS OUT-DELIVERED 'LATE SHOW' FOR 13 WEEKS IN A ROW IN 18-49 VIEWERS AND TOPPED 'KIMMEL' FOR FIVE OF SIX WEEKS

'LATE NIGHT' HAS BEATEN 'LATE LATE SHOW' IN 18-49 VIEWERS FOR 19 WEEKS IN A ROW AND TOPPED 'NIGHTLINE' HEAD-TO-HEAD FOR SIX OF SIX WEEKS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - February 22, 2013 - NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" has finished #1 in viewers 18-49 and total viewers versus its ABC and CBS time-slot competition for the week of February 11-15, with Jay generating bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" in every key ratings category.

Jay has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 13 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for five of their six head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Jay has out-delivered "Late Show" for 17 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for six of six weeks.

At 12:35 a.m. ET last week, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" ranked #1 versus the ABC and CBS competition in 18-49 viewers, total viewers and virtually all other key ratings categories. "Late Night" beat ABC's "Nightline" for the week in their head-to-head half-hour in every key measure: adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. Jimmy also delivered bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in all those categories except men 25-54, where the two shows tied.

Jimmy Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for the last 19 weeks in a row and prevailed in total viewers for 16 of the last 17 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Jimmy has out-delivered the ABC series for six weeks in a row in viewers 18-49 and three weeks in a row in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of February 11-15. 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," 0.8 rating, 3 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.7/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.7/3*
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.5/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.5 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.2 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.5 million viewers*
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.5 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.6 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers

* Tuesday's "Kimmel" is excluded from these averages.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.8 rating, 3 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.7/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.8/3**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.5/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.4/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.6 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.1 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.8 million viewers**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.7 million viewers**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.7 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers

** Since January 8.

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11-15

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.7
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.7
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.4
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.1
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.6

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.7 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.4 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.8 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.2 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.4 million





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