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[11/06/14 - 11:33 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Wins Five of Five Nights to Lead the Late-Night Week of Oct. 27-31; Seth Meyers Outrates Letterman
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 27-31.

[via press release from NBC]

JIMMY FALLON WINS FIVE OF FIVE NIGHTS TO LEAD THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF OCT. 27-31; SETH MEYERS OUTRATES LETTERMAN

Fallon and Meyers Top Their ABC and CBS Time-Period Competition in Every Key Measure

NEW YORK - Nov. 6, 2014 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has dominated the late-night ratings week of Oct. 27-31 with wins on five of five nights of the week versus the time period's ABC and CBS competition in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" beat its time-slot competition in all key measures and also topped CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" in adults 18-49 (with a 0.48 rating vs. a 0.44), despite starting an hour later.

Fallon's 0.97 rating for the week generated a +52% advantage over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.64) and a +120% margin over CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" (0.44). Fallon beat Letterman and Kimmel for the week in every key ratings category - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

Meyers' margin over CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.27) was +78% in adults 18-49. "Meyers" outdelivered ABC's "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour by a +33% margin (5.3 vs. 4.0 from 12:30-1 a.m. ET).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" (0.30 in 18-49 rating) equaled a four-week high in adults 18-49 (best since the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 0.34). "Last Call" outrated CBS's Ferguson (0.27) despite starting an hour later.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 27-31. 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" 0.97 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.44/2
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," 0.48/3 *
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.27/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.30/2 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.469 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.664 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.752 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.655 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.464 million viewers *
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.261 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.829 million viewers *

* Friday's "Late Night" and "Last Call" were encores.

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.15 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.51/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.64/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.41/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.50/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.35/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.30/3

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.940 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.735 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.704 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.631 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.544 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.400 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.862 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OCT. 27-31

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.51
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.42
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.42
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.66
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.47

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. "The Daily Show," 1.245 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.045 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.840 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.428 million viewers Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.007 million viewers





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