Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon pace the late-night ratings for April 6-10

via NBC press release (there’s lots of info on other shows, including late night data for Comedy Central and Adult Swim if you scroll down):

JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON PACE THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF APRIL 6-10

JAY IS STRETCHING HIS LEAD OVER ‘LATE SHOW’ THIS SEASON VERSUS LAST, TO A 29 PERCENT MARGIN IN 18-49 VIEWERS THIS SEASON FROM 23 PERCENT LAST YEAR

JIMMY FALLON HAS WON 30 OF 30 NIGHTS IN 18-49 SINCE LAUNCHING MARCH 2

IN ADULT 18-34 RATING, CARSON DALY TIES KIMMEL AND FERGUSON FOR THE WEEK AND THE SEASON

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – April 16, 2009 – NBC’s late-night lineup has won the week of April 6-10 in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key categories, with “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” taking the 11:35 p.m. ET hour by a 32 percent margin over CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” in 18-49 viewers, while NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” at 12:35 a.m. by 23 percent.

Both “Tonight” and “Late Night” increased their leads among younger adults, with Jay topping Letterman for the week by a 34 percent advantage among adult 18-34 viewers and Jimmy Fallon achieving a 44 percent margin over Ferguson.

It was an atypical week, with most late-night shows in rebroadcast and CBS’s Monday, Thursday and Friday telecasts excluded from weekly averages due to delays for sports coverage.

Season-to date, Jay is increasing his leads over Letterman versus last season, establishing a 29 percent margin over Letterman in 18-49 viewers, up from a 23 percent lead at this point last season, and a 33 percent advantage in total viewers, up from last year’s 27 percent. Jimmy Fallon leads Ferguson for their six weeks of competition by a 57 percent advantage in 18-49 viewers and 23 percent in total viewers. Once again, both Jay and Jimmy stretch their leads among younger adults, with Jay enjoying a 49 percent margin in 18-34 viewers season to date and Jimmy out-delivering Ferguson so far by 108 percent.

Since his March 2 debut, Jimmy Fallon has won 30 of 30 nights over Ferguson and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in adults 18-49.

At 1:35 a.m. ET for the week, “Last Call with Carson Daly” finished within a tenth of a rating point of Kimmel in 18-49 and tied both Kimmel and Ferguson in adult 18-34 rating (with a 0.4 each). “Last Call” also ties Kimmel and Ferguson in 18-34 for the season to date (0.4 each).

For the week of April 6-10, Jay’s average 1.731 million adults 18-49 topped the 1.315 million of Letterman; in total viewers, Jay’s audience of 4.551 million persons beat Letterman’s 3.490 million; and in adults 18-34, Jay’s 645,000 out-scored Letterman’s 482,000. At 12:35 a.m. ET, Fallon’s 913,000 adults 18-49 for the week out-delivered Ferguson’s 742,000; in total viewers, Jimmy’s 1.831 million beat Ferguson’s 1.742 million; and in adults 18-34, Jimmy’s 399,000 topped Ferguson’s 278,000.

WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of April 6-10. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data 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. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.3 rating, 5 share (in encore telecasts)
CBS “Late Show,” 1.0/4 (in encore telecasts)*
ABC “Nightline,” 1.0/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.5/3 (in encore telecasts)*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.7/4 (in encore telecasts)
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.6/3 (in encore telecasts)*

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.4/3 (in encore telecasts)

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 4.6 million viewers (in encore telecasts)
CBS “Late Show,” 3.5 million viewers (in encore telecasts)*
ABC “Nightline,” 3.9 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.6 million viewers (in encore telecasts)*

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.8 million viewers (in encore telecasts)
CBS “Late Late Show,” 1.7 million viewers (in encore telecasts)*

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 1.1 million viewers (in encore telecasts)

* Monday, Thursday and Friday telecasts of “Late Show” and “Late Late Show” were delayed by sports and excluded from these averages.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.4/6
CBS “Late Show,” 1.1/4
ABC “Nightline,” 1.1/4

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.6/3

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” 0.9/5
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.6/3

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.5/3

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 5.2 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.9 million viewers
ABC “Nightline,” 3.9 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.7 million viewers

12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” 2.2 million viewers
CBS “Late Late Show,” 1.9 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 1.2 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF APRIL 6-10

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, “The Daily Show,” 0.8
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, “The Colbert Report,” 0.6

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.8
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.4

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.32 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, “The Daily Show,” 1.7 million
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, “The Colbert Report,” 1.3 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.8 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.1 million

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