[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[via press release from ABC]

Thursday, October 23, 2014: ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (Live + Same Day U.S. Metered Market Ratings)

ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by its Largest Margin Yet in Homes

"Kimmel" Nearly Ties CBS' "Letterman" as Thursday's No. 1 Late-Night Talker

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Soars to its Top-Rated Telecast Since April

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" is No. 1 in its Slot in Homes in New York and Los Angeles

In New York, "Kimmel" Tops "Fallon" for the 3rd Straight Day in Adults 18-49

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" (M-F 11:35 p.m.)

Featuring an exclusive concert by global superstar Taylor Swift on Thursday, October 23, 2014, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" beat NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" by 30% in Households (3.0/8 vs. 2.3/6) in the 56 Metered Markets and by 22% in Adults 18-49 (1.1/5 vs. 0.9/4) in the 25 LPM Markets. In fact, "Kimmel" scored its largest advantage yet (+30%) over NBC's "Fallon" in the 56 Metered Market Homes.

ABC's "Kimmel" ran neck-and-neck with CBS' NFL-boosted "The Late Show with David Letterman" as Thursday's No. 1 talk show in late-night, with just 2-tenths of a rating point separating the two programs in Homes (3.0/8 vs. 3.2/9) and just 1-tenth in the Adult demo (1.1/5 vs. 1.2/6).

Thursday's telecast marked "Jimmy Kimmel Live's" highest-rated on any night in late-night in more than 6 months in Homes (tie) - since "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" (on 4/17/14).

· "Kimmel" finished first in its time slots in HH in the Top 2 U.S. Markets (New York and Los Angeles), beating both NBC's "Fallon" and CBS' "Letterman."

· In its home market of Los Angeles, ABC's "Kimmel" ranked No. 1 in its 11:30 p.m. hour in both Homes and Adults 18-49 on each of the 4 days of the week to date.

· In Jimmy Fallon's home market of New York, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" towered over the NBC late-night program on Thursday in Households (+129% - 4.8/11 vs. 2.1/5) and Adults 18-49 (+45% - 1.6/7 vs. 1.1/4). In fact, "Kimmel" beat "Fallon" in New York in Adults 18-49 for the 3rd consecutive day: Tuesday (0.9/4 vs. 0.8/4), Wednesday (0.9/4 vs. 0.6/3) and Thursday (1.6/7 vs. 1.1/4).


ABC "JKL" 3.0/8 1.1/5

NBC "Tonight Show" 2.3/6 0.9/4

CBS "Late Show" 3.2/9 1.2/6

Follow "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on: Facebook.com/JimmyKimmelLive Twitter @JimmyKimmel #Kimmel

Source: WRAP Overnights, Weighted U.S. Metered Market Averages, Live + Same Day (10/23/14).

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