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[07/31/14 - 10:56 AM]
"Tonight Show" Tops "Kimmel" and "Late Show" Combined for the Late-Night Ratings Week of July 21-25 in 18-49, Hitting a Five-Week High
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 21-25.

[via press release from NBC]

"TONIGHT SHOW" TOPS "KIMMEL" AND "LATE SHOW" COMBINED FOR THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF JULY 21-25 IN 18-49, HITTING A FIVE-WEEK HIGH

Seth Meyers Jumps +11% Week to Week, Outrates Letterman Despite Starting an Hour Later

NEW YORK - July 31, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has delivered a decisive win in late-night ratings for the week of July 21-25, topping the combined results of ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman." Note that Kimmel and Letterman aired rebroadcasts on Friday.

Fallon's 1.11 rating in 18-49 for the week topped the combined 1.01 of "Kimmel" (0.60) and "Late Show" (0.41). Versus "Tonight's" results for the same week last year, Fallon was up +31% in adult 18-49 rating, to a 1.11 from a 0.85.

The 1.11 is Fallon's highest 18-49 rating in five weeks, since averaging a 1.13 for the week of June 16-20.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" outscored CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" (with a 0.51 rating vs. a 0.41) despite starting an hour later, and finished the week within 0.09 of a point of "Kimmel" (0.51 vs. 0.60).

Meyers grew versus the prior week by +11% in 18-49 rating (to a 0.51 from a 0.46).

In the 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET slot, Meyers outrated CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" by a +70% margin in 18-49 (0.51 vs. 0.30). Meyers delivered bigger audiences than Ferguson in every key ratings measure - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers -- 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 July 21-25. 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" 1.11 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.41/2 *
ABC "Kimmel," 0.60/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.39/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.51/3 *
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.30/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.27/2 (R)

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.533 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.295 million viewers *
ABC "Kimmel," 2.337 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.539 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.463 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.290 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.750 million viewers (R)

* Friday's "Late Show," "Kimmel" 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," 1.24 rating, 6 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.50/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.64/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.40/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.59/4
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.33/2
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," 3.969 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.590 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.558 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.588 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.647 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.316 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.880 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JULY 21-25

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.65
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.52
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.39
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.99
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.73

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.550 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.247 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.795 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.105 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.514 million viewers





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