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[05/14/15 - 10:53 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outdelivers Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Demos for Week of May 4-8
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 4-8.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW" OUTDELIVERS LETTERMAN, KIMMEL IN ALL KEY DEMOS FOR WEEK OF MAY 4-8

Fallon Wins All Five Nights in 18-49 While "Late Night" Tops "Late Late Show" for the Week as Well

NEW YORK - May 14, 2015 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has delivered #1 finishes for the late-night ratings week of May 4-8 versus CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in all key ratings demographics - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.

Fallon won five of five nights for the week in adults 18-49 versus both Letterman and Kimmel. Note that Kimmel aired an encore on Friday and that Letterman's guests included President Barack Obama on Monday.

For the week, Fallon averaged a 0.93 rating in adults 18-49, giving him a +45% advantage over the 0.64 for Letterman and a +72% margin over the 0.54 for Kimmel.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (0.40 in adults 18-49) outrated CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.31) in adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults and women 25-54. In his head-to-head half-hour versus ABC's "Nightline" from 12:30-1 a.m., Meyers prevailed in adults, men and women 18-34; adults and men 18-49; and adults and men 25-54.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of May 4-8. 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" 0.93 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.64/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.54/3 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.39/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.40/3 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.33/2 *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.24/2 *

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.086 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.816 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.229 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.549 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.200 million viewers *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.434 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.652 million viewers *

* Friday's "Kimmel," "Late Night," "Late Late Show" 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," 0.52/2
ABC "Kimmel," 0.63/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.41/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.48/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.34/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.28/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.958 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.830 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.715 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.696 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.530 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.390 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.835 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK MAY 4-8

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.42
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.24
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.24
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.86
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.58

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 1.201 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.639 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.612 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.805 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.202 million viewers





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