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[05/29/15 - 12:24 PM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Win May Sweep in 18-49 and Other Key Demos
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the May sweeps period.

[via press release from NBC]

"THE TONIGHT SHOW," "LATE NIGHT" WIN MAY SWEEP IN 18-49 AND OTHER KEY DEMOS

NEW YORK - May 29, 2015 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers" have delivered #1 finishes for the May 2015 Sweep in adults 18-49.

Fallon outrated CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" for the sweep in all key demographics - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" topped CBS's "Late Late Show with James Corden" for the sweep in adults, men and women 18-49; adults and women 18-34; and adults and women 25-54, while tying in men 18-34.

In his head-to-head half-hour versus ABC's "Nightline" from 12:30-1 a.m. ET, Meyers prevailed in the May sweep in all key demographics - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of May 18-22. 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" 0.91 rating, 4 share CBS "Late Show," 1.75/8 * ABC "Kimmel," 0.63/3 * 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 0.40/2 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 0.45/3 * CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.50/3 1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 0.26/2 *

TOTAL VIEWERS 11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET NBC "Tonight," 3.102 million viewers CBS "Late Show," 8.663 million viewers * ABC "Kimmel," 2.519 million viewers * 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET ABC "Nightline," 1.513 million viewers 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET NBC "Late Night," 1.364 million viewers * CBS "The Late Late Show," 2.123 million viewers 1:35-2:05 a.m. ET NBC "Last Call," 0.715 million viewers *

* "Late Show" concluded on Wednesday, "Kimmel" ran a rebroadcast on Wednesday that was excluded from these averages and Friday's "Late Night" and "Last Call" were encores.

MAY 2015 SWEEP

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 0.95 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.77/4
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," 0.43/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.38/3
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.25/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.150 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 4.374 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.319 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.545 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.314 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.631 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.723 million viewers

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.14 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.56/3
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," 3.929 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 3.007 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.696 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," 1.519 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.431 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.827 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK MAY 18-22

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.17 (R)
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.12 (R)
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.31
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.78
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.52

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

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 0.523 million (R)
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.315 million (R)
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.663 million
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.712 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.091 million viewers





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