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[05/12/16 - 10:29 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Wins the Late-Night Ratings Week of May 2-6 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[via press release from NBC]

JIMMY FALLON WINS THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF MAY 2-6 IN ALL KEY CATEGORIES

Seth Meyers Captures Four-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers

NEW YORK - May 12, 2016 - "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has dominated the late-night ratings week of May 2-6, topping CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in every key measure - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. Note that Kimmel was in rebroadcast on Friday.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" delivered four-week highs - a 0.41 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.458 million viewers overall, its top results since the week of April 4-8 (0.44 in 18-49, 1.483 million viewers).

For the week, Fallon beat CBS's Colbert by a +59% advantage in adult 18-49 rating (with a 0.81 vs. a 0.51) and Kimmel by +80% (0.81 vs. 0.45).

Meyers generated a +28% margin in 18-49 over CBS's "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (0.41 vs. 0.32) and a +53% advantage over ABC's "Nightline" (0.46 vs. 0.30 in their 12:30-1 a.m. head-to-head half-hour).

Versus the prior week, Fallon retained 100% in 18-49 (0.81 vs. 0.81 for the week of April 25-29) and grew +2% in total viewers (3.204 million vs. 3.145 million), Meyers increased by +5% in both 18-49 (0.41 vs. 0.39) and total viewers (1.458 million vs. 1.387 million) and "Last Call with Carson Daly" maintained 100% in 18-49 (0.24 vs. 0.24) and grew +6% in total viewers (827,000 vs. 783,000).

Season to date, Fallon and Meyers have outdelivered their ABC and CBS time-period competition for 33 of 33 weeks in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of May 2-6. 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" 0.81 rating, 4 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.51/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.45/2 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.30/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.41/3 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.32/2 *
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," 3.204 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.573 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.122 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.426 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.458 million viewers*
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.271 million viewers *
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.827 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," 1.04 rating, 5 share
CBS "Late Show," 0.66/3
ABC "Kimmel," 0.55/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.37/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.48/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.33/2
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," 3.757 million viewers
CBS "Late Show," 2.899 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.395 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.547 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.600 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.277 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.895 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF MAY 2-6

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.33
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.22
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.21 **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.74
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.56
Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers.

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 0.841 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.586 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.457 million **
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.519 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.163 million

** Tuesday's "Conan" was delayed by an NBA overrun and is excluded.





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