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[06/20/13 - 12:14 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Continue to Top Late-Night Timeslot Competition for Week of June 10-14
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 10-14.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" CONTINUE TO TOP LATE-NIGHT TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JUNE 10-14

Leno Defeats Letterman in All Key Demos and Bests Kimmel in 18-49, 25-54, and Beats Both in Total Viewers; 'Tonight Show' Scores Highest Demo Week Since December

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 20, 2013 - "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" both scored impressive wins in total viewers and several key demos over their timeslot competition for the week of June 10-14.

From 11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., "The Tonight Show" outperformed "Late Show with David Letterman" in the 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54 demos and total viewers, while besting "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in the 18-49 and 25-54 demos, as well as total viewers.

"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" topped "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "Nightline" in all three key demos as well as total viewers.

The Monday, June 10 telecast of "The Tonight Show" had its highest 18-49 demo rating since Dec. 18, 2012. In fact, June 10-14 was Leno's best week in the demo since Dec. 17-21, 2012.

Last week Kimmel aired encores on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, but aired original post-NBA Finals telecasts on Tuesday and Thursday. Letterman offered original programming for the week, except for Friday.

In week-to-week comparisons from a year ago, both "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" saw increases, including a hefty 23% rise for Leno. In total viewers, Fallon rose 6% (1.73 million vs. 1.64 million) while Leno saw his viewer totals increase 10% (3.8 million vs. 3.45 million).

Leno has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 30 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 21 of their 23 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 34 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 23 of 23 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 35 of the last 36 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 32 of the last 34 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Fallon has out-delivered the ABC series for 23 weeks in a row in viewers 18-49 and 18 of the last 20 weeks in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 10-14. 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, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.5/2 with Friday encore telecast
ABC "Kimmel," 0.9/4 with Monday, Wednesday and Friday encore telecasts
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.5/3
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.5/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.3/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2 with Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday encore telecasts

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.8 million
CBS "Late Show," 2.7 million viewers with Friday encore telecast
ABC "Kimmel," 2.6 million viewers with Monday, Wednesday and Friday encore telecasts
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," 1.3 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.9 million viewers with Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday encore telecasts

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," 0.7/3**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.4/2**
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/3
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," 3.0 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.6 million viewers**
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.6 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 JUNE 10-17

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.5
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.4
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.4
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.9
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.5

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.2 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.9 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.8 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.1 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.4 million





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