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[06/19/14 - 11:19 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Dominates Late Night Timeslot Competition for Week of June 9-13 Despite NBA Finals Lead-In for ABC
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of June 9-13.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW" DOMINATES LATE NIGHT TIMESLOT COMPETITION FOR WEEK OF JUNE 9-13 DESPITE NBA FINALS LEAD-IN FOR ABC

Both 'Tonight Show' and 'Late Night' Are Up Double Digits for Week in 18-49 Versus a Year Ago

NEW YORK - June 19, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" delivered another decisive win in late-night results for the week of June 9-13, beating the combined rating of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" in adults 18-49.

Note: NBC's Friday results were excluded due to a lengthy NHL overrun, Kimmel was in rebroadcast two days last week and boosted by high-rated NBA lead-ins on two nights, and Letterman ran an encore on Friday.

Despite NBA Finals telecasts on Tuesday and Thursday last week, Fallon outscored Kimmel in 18-49 and total viewers on both nights, marking the first two times since 2011 that "Tonight" has beaten Kimmel in 18-49 on a night Kimmel was boosted by primetime NBA Finals coverage on ABC. (The prior time came on June 7, 2011, when Kimmel was still following "Nightline" on ABC's late-night schedule.) Fallon beat Kimmel last Tuesday with a 1.39 rating in 18-49 versus a 1.08 and then took Thursday with a 1.16 versus a 1.07.

Compared with the prior week, Fallon was up +11% in 18-49 rating (to a 1.24 from a 1.12) and +16% total viewers (4.076 million vs. 3.502 million). Versus "Tonight's" results for the same week last year, Fallon was up +33% in 18-49 (1.24 vs. 0.93). Fallon's 1.24 in 18-49 for the week topped the combined 1.22 of Kimmel (0.79) and Letterman (0.43).

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" continues to generate strong ratings, outscoring CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" despite starting an hour later. Versus "Late Night" ratings for the same week last year, Meyers was up +18% in 18-49 (0.59 vs. 0.50).

In the 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET slot, Meyers doubled CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in 18-49 rating (0.59 vs. 0.29). Meyers delivered bigger audiences than Ferguson in every key ratings measure and also beat ABC's "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour from 12:30-1 a.m. in all key categories.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of June 9-13. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted.

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.24 rating, 6 share *
CBS "Late Show," 0.43/2 *
ABC "Kimmel," 0.79/4 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.53/3 *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.59/4 *
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.29/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.30/2 (R) *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.076 million viewers *
CBS "Late Show," 2.297 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.612 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.685 million viewers *
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.663 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.182 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.830 million viewers (R) *

* Friday NBC results are excluded due to a lengthy NHL overrun; Kimmel was in rebroadcast on Monday and Wednesday and delayed by high-rated NBA overruns on Tuesday and Thursday; and Friday's "Late Show" and "Late Night" were encores.

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

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.31 rating, 6 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.52/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.66/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.41/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.63/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.34/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.34/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 4.182 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.673 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.641 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.632 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.743 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.342 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.928 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JUNE 9-13

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.53
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.46
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.41
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.94
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.66

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.428 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.151 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.861 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.095 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.461 million viewers





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