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[01/30/14 - 11:11 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Handily Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Jan. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of January 20-24.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" HANDILY OUTPERFORM TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JAN. 20-24

Leno, Fallon Up Double-Digit Percentages in Every Key Ratings Category Versus a Year Ago

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Jan. 30, 2014 - "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" have dominated the broadcast competition for the week of Jan. 20-24.

Each program generated their second-biggest weeklong 18-49 audiences this season (1.249 million and 824,000 respectively), excluding the week of a high-rated NFL overrun. Fallon delivered his biggest weeklong overall audience (2.136 million), counting all weeks, in four years.

Versus the same week last year, Leno and Fallon were both up by double-digit percentages in every key ratings category. "The Tonight Show" was up 25% in viewers 18-49 (to 1.249 million from 999,000) and up 22% in total viewers (4.303 million vs. 3.529 million). "Late Night" was up 41% in 18-49 (924,000 vs. 585,000) and up 41% in total viewers (2.136 million vs. 1.515 million). The 2.136 million for Fallon is his highest since the week of Jan. 18-22, 2010 (2.162 million).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" grew versus the same week last year by 35% in viewers 18-49 (444,000 vs. 329,000) and by 23% in total viewers (996,000 vs. 813,000).

For the week of Jan. 20-24, "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" delivered bigger audiences than their ABC and CBS time-period rivals in every key ratings category - adults, men and women, 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

Note that Monday's "Late Show with David Letterman," "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "Nightline" were excluded from the weekly averages due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and Monday's "Tonight Show" and Friday's "Kimmel" were encores.

Fallon outdelivered CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" for the week in viewers 18-49, viewers 18-34 and all key adult-male demos, despite starting an hour later. In viewers 18-49, Fallon generated his biggest weeklong advantage over Letterman (824,000 vs. 712,000, +112,000) in a non-NFL week since Jan. 18-22, 2010.

Season to date, Leno and Fallon are delivering their strongest averages 18 weeks into a TV season in three years in 18-49 viewers. In total viewers, "Tonight" is at a five-year high and Fallon is delivering his top total-viewer average at 18 weeks in the five years he's been hosting "Late Night."

Versus the first 18 weeks of the year-ago season, Leno is up 8% in 18-49 viewers (with 1.139 million vs. 1.052 million) and up 9% in total viewers (3.876 million vs. 3.551 million). Fallon is up 18% in 18-49 viewers (802,000 vs. 678,000) so far this season and up 16% in total viewers (1.980 million vs. 1.705 million).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" is also delivering sizable gains versus the first 18 weeks of last season, up 19% in 18-49 viewers (431,000 vs. 363,000) and up 11% in total viewers (966,000 vs. 870,000).

"Tonight" has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 62 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for 51 of their 55 head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Leno has out-delivered "Late Show" for 66 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for 55 of 55 weeks.

Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for 67 of the last 68 weeks and prevailed in total viewers for 64 of the last 66 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Fallon has out-delivered the ABC series for 55 of 55 weeks in viewers 18-49 and 51 of 55 weeks in total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Jan. 20-24. 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," 1.0 rating, 4 share *
CBS "Late Show," 0.6/2 *
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," 0.6/4
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," 4.3 million viewers *
CBS "Late Show," 2.9 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.5 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," 2.1 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.4 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers *

* Monday's "Late Show," "Late Late Show" and "Nightline" are excluded from these averages due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Monday's "Tonight," Friday's "Last Call" and Friday's "Kimmel" were encores.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.9 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.6/3
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," 0.6/4
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," 3.9 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.9 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.6 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," 2.0 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.5 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.0 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JAN. 20-24

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.6
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.6
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, 0.6

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.5 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.3 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.9 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.0 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.4 million viewers





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