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[04/17/14 - 11:18 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Retains 100% of the Prior Week's 18-49 Rating, Sees Growth in Total Viewers
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW" RETAINS 100% OF THE PRIOR WEEK'S 18-49 RATING, SEES GROWTH IN TOTAL VIEWERS

Fallon's 18-49 Rating Up From a Year Ago While Meyers Defeats Ferguson, "Nightline" in All Key Categories

NEW YORK - April 17, 2014 - In its eighth week, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" continued to generate strong results, retaining 100% of the prior week's adult 18-49 rating and growing +2% week to week in total viewers.

Compared with "Tonight's" results for the same week last year, Fallon's 1.18 rating in adults 18-49 for the week of April 7-11 was up +42% versus the year-ago 0.83.

In fact, Fallon's 1.18 came within 0.05 of a rating point of the combined 18-49 results of CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" (0.57) and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.66). In total viewers, Fallon outdelivered Letterman by 37% (3.916 million vs. 2.849 million) and Kimmel by 44% (3. 916 million vs. 2.715 million). Fallon's 3.916 million viewers overall for the week of April 7-11 was a +2% increase versus the prior week's 3.829 million.

Note: "Late Show" was delayed by sports coverage on Monday, Thursday and Friday and those telecasts are excluded from the week's averages. Also, Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore

At 12:35 a.m. ET, week seven of "Late Night with Seth Meyers" outscored CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in all key ratings measures. It also topped ABC's "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour from 12:30-1 a.m. ET in every key category.

In adult 18-49 rating, Meyers beat Ferguson by a 30% margin for the week (with a 0.56 rating vs. a 0.43) and outdelivered "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour by 71% (0.65 vs. 0.38 from 12:30-1 a.m.).

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 7-11. 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," 1.18 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.57/3 *
ABC "Kimmel," 0.66/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.39/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.56/3 *
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.43/3 *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.32/3 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.916 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.849 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.715 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.576 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.633 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.558 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.920 million viewers *

* Friday's "Late Night," "Last Call" and "Kimmel" were encores. "Late Show" and "Late Late Show" were delayed by sports coverage on Monday, Thursday and Friday and those telecasts are excluded from these averages.

SEASON TO DATE (SINCE FEB. 17, "LIVE PLUS SAME DAY")

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.53 rating, 7 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.56/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.67/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.40/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.70/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.36/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.36/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.878 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.774 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.652 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.604 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.967 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.358 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.006 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF APRIL 7-11

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.63
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.56
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.45 **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.03
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.76

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.537 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.281 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.880 million **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.132 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.569 million viewers

** Thursday's "Conan" was an encore.





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