We now return to our regularly scheduled programming...
Other than a short-lived period fueled by good guests and an on-air admission of an extortion attempt and sexual relations with staff members, and the " " winning the demos had been the trend of the late night wars pretty much since taking over for Jay. Though I'm sure some will twist this into "Letterman's ratings drop due to scandal!"
On Fridaypulled a 1.1/5 ( /share) with adults 18-49 in local Nielsen People Meter markets. Letterman and " " pulled a .9/4 on Friday night. , as is always the case won with adults 18-34 too, and by a landslide with a 1.0 rating vs. a .5 rating for " ".
But you don't need to worry about CBS canceling "getting rid of Letterman!" or