NBC Late-Night Results for the Week Of Jan 11-15

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January 22nd, 2010

With Conan on the way out, no "Conan was KILLING IT IN THE DEMOS!" headines.

Via NBC:

NBC LATE-NIGHT RESULTS FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 11-15

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - January 22, 2010 - NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien” has topped all broadcast and cable competition in the key late-night demographic of adults 18-49 for the week of January 11-15.  At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" also delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than any cable or broadcast competition in the time period.

The week also saw Conan deliver bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" and the ABC lineup of “Nightline” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in adults, men and women 18-34, men and women 18-49 and adults and men 25-54.  Jimmy Fallon out-delivered CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "Kimmel" in adults, men and women 18-34; men 18-49; and adults and men 25-54.

In total viewers, it was "Tonight's" biggest audience since the week of June 22-26 and in 18-49 viewers, it was the largest "Tonight" viewership since June 8-12.  "Late Night" delivered its biggest overall audience in 17 weeks (since the week of September 14-18) and biggest 18-49 audience in 13 weeks (since October 12-16).

For the week of January 11-15, Conan’s average 1.900 million adults 18-49 topped the 1.345 million of Letterman; in total viewers, Conan’s audience of 3.492 million persons trailed Letterman's 4.487million; and in adults 18-34, Conan’s 948,000 out-scored Letterman’s 430,000.  At 12:35 a.m. ET, Jimmy Fallon's 885,000 adults 18-49 for the week out-delivered Ferguson's 825,000; in total viewers, Jimmy's 1.564 million trailed Ferguson's 2.096 million; and in adults 18-34, Jimmy's 482,000 topped Ferguson's 328,000.

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of January 11-15. 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," 1.4 rating, 6 share

CBS "Late Show," 1.0/4

ABC "Nightline," 0.9/3

12:05 a.m. ET

ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/2*

12:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Late Night," 0.7/4

CBS "Late Late Show," 0.6/4

1:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3 (in encore telecasts)

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET

NBC "Tonight," 3.5 million viewers

CBS "Late Show," 4.5 million viewers

ABC "Nightline," 3.6 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET

ABC "Kimmel," 1.6 million viewers*

12:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Late Night," 1.6 million viewers

CBS "Late Late Show," 2.1 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.8 million viewers (in encore telecasts)

* Monday's "Kimmel" was an encore.

SEASON TO DATE

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m. ET

NBC "Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," 1.1/4 CBS "Late Show," 1.0/4 ABC "Nightline," 1.0/4

12:05 a.m. ET

ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3

12:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 0.6/3 CBS "Late Late Show," 0.6/3

1:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.3/2

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m. ET

NBC "Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," 2.6 million viewers CBS "Late Show," 4.2 million viewers ABC "Nightline," 4.0 million viewers

12:05 a.m. ET

ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers

12:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," 1.4 million viewers CBS "Late Late Show," 2.0 million viewers

1:35 a.m. ET

NBC "Last Call," 0.8 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JANUARY 11-15

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.6 Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 0.5

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.9 Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.5

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.32 million viewers

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 1.4 million Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. ET, "The Colbert Report," 1.1 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.9 million Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.1 million

 
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