In Repeats, Letterman's Late Show Ahead Of Conan's Tonight Show In Adults 18-49

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October 29th, 2009

David Letterman, Late Show

For the third week in the last five (through October 23), David Letterman's Late Show has beaten Conan's Tonight Show in the adults 18-49 demo. For the week ending October 23 both shows were in repeats.

There was some spirited debate attached to my original post about the disappearance of Conan's adults 18-49 lead over Letterman and whether it might be the start of a long term trend. I hesitate to use repeat ratings as a trend indicator, but here's the latest chart.

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The trend lines above are 4 week moving averages.

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