Letterman's "Late Show" Ties Leno's "Tonight Show" In Adults 18-49 For First Time Since Leno's Return

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June 17th, 2010

via press release:

"Late Show" PULLS EVEN WITH "THE Tonight Show" IN ADULTS 18-49 FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE JAY LENO'S RETURN AND TIES IN ADULTS 25-54 FOR THE SECOND TIME

"The Late Late Show" Places First in Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34

CBS's Late Show with DAVID LETTERMAN tied "The Tonight Show" in adults 18-49 for the first since Jay Leno's return and tied in adults 25-54 for the second time, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending June 11.

Late Show posted a 2.5/06 in households with an average of 3.47m viewers, 1.2/05 in adults 25-54, 0.9/04 in adults 18-49 and 0.6./03 in adults 18-34.  LATE SHOW tied "The Tonight Show" in households (2.5/06 vs. 2.5/07), adults 25-54 (1.2/05, each) and adults 18-49 (0.9/04, each).

THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON posted a 1.2/04 in households with 1.67m viewers, 0.5/03 in adults 18-49, 0.4/02 in adults 18-34 and 0.6/04 in adults 25-54.  LATE LATE SHOW beat "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" in households (1.2/04 vs. 1.1/04, +9%), viewers (1.67m vs. 1.51m, +11%) and tied in both adults 25-54 (0.6/04, each) and adults 18-34 (0.4/02 vs. 0.4/03).

 
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