ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel” Outdraws NBC’s “Fallon” by a Best-Ever 39% in Total Viewers

Categories: Late Night TV Ratings,Network TV Press Releases

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November 30th, 2009

Jimmy Kimmel

via press release:

Turning in Some of its Strongest Results of the Season, ABC’s “Jimmy

Kimmel” Outdraws NBC’s “Fallon” by a Best-Ever 39% in Total Viewers

ABC’s “JKL” Draws More Viewers than “Fallon” for the 9th Week Running,

Leading by 26% for the Season and by 34% for the 2009 November Sweep

With Guests Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and

Death Cab for Cutie, “JKL” Marks its Most-Watched Friday in Over 6 Months

Weekly National Ratings:

For the week of November 16, 2009, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” drew its 2nd-biggest audience (1.76 million) and equaled its highest-rated week among Adults 18-49 (0.6 rating/719,000) since season-premiere week 8 weeks ago – w/o 9/21/09.

  • During the week, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” outdrew NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” by a best-ever 39% in Total Viewers (1.76 million vs. 1.27 million), bettering the NBC late night program in viewers for the 9th consecutive week, all 9 weeks during the 2009-10 TV season.  Season-to-date, “JKL” is attracting 26% more overall viewers than NBC’s “Fallon” (1.72 million vs. 1.37 million).  With just 3 nights left to be counted, “Kimmel” leads “Fallon” by an even bigger margin of 34% during the 2009 November Sweep (1.74 million vs. 1.30 million)
  • On Friday (11/20/09), featuring guests Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Death Cab for Cutie, “JKL” drew its biggest audience on the evening in more than 6 months (since 5/15/09) and its 2nd-largest audience on any night this season.

Source:  NTI, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings, week of 11/16/09, or as dated.  Season-to-date averages based on Most Current Ratings.  2009-10 TV Season (9/21 – 11/22/09)

 
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