"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Tops All Late Night Cable Series In January Among Total Viewers, Persons 18-49, Men 18-34 And Men 18-24

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January 31st, 2011

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"THE Daily Show WITH JON STEWART" TOPS ALL LATE NIGHT CABLE SERIES IN JANUARY AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS, PERSONS 18-49, MEN 18-34 AND MEN 18-24

FINISHES JANUARY AS THE MOST-WATCHED LATE NIGHT SHOW ACROSS ALL OF TELEVISION AMONG MEN 18-34 AND MEN 18-24

TOPS "Conan" AMONG PERSONS 18-34 FOR FIRST TIME DURING WEEK OF JANUARY 24

OUTDELIVERING "Conan" ACROSS ALL MAJOR DEMOGRAPHICS

NEW YORK, January 31, 2011 -- "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" has cemented its place as the #1 late night show in cable, topping the charts among Total Viewers, Persons 18-49, Men 18-34 and Men 18-24 for the month of January. The series also scored an across-the-board victory for the week of January 24, besting "Conan" in all major demos, including, for the first time, Persons 18-34. Among all of late night, cable and broadcast included, "The Daily Show" finished the month as the #1 late night show among Men 18-34 and Men 18-24. See charts below for detailed data.

"The Daily Show" has beaten "Conan" in Total Viewers and Men 18-24 every week since the end of November (week of 11/29) and has been the top-rated late night show in cable among Persons 18-49 every week in 2011.  Among Persons 18-34, "The Daily Show" scored its first weekly victory over "Conan" for the week of January 24, up 8 percent vs. "Conan" on ratings and 5 percent on delivery, and has narrowed the gap over the full month to a slight 6 percent in the demo.

Versus January 2010, "The Daily Show" is up 9 percent in Total Viewers (1.556 million vs. 1.422 million), while "Conan" is down 3 percent vs. the January 2010 performance of "Lopez Tonight" (1.153 million vs. 1.123 million).

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MONTHLY AVERAGES (JANUARY)

(Source: Nielsen Media Research, live + same day data, 12/27/10-1/27/11, original episodes only)

TOTAL VIEWERS (000s)
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.556
"Conan" 1.123
"The Colbert Report" 1.106
"Chelsea Lately" 878
"The Mo'Nique Show" 839
"Lopez Tonight" 566
PERSONS 18-49 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 0.78 867,000
"Conan" 0.72 811,000
"The Colbert Report" 0.60 660,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.54 588,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.44 450,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.34 382,000
PERSONS 18-34 Rating Delivery
"Conan" 0.93 543,000
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 0.88 499,000
"The Colbert Report" 0.69 393,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.66 374,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.42 243,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.45 232,000
MEN 18-34 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.18 335,000
"Conan" 1.00 291,000
"The Colbert Report" 0.97 275,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.42 122,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.28 79,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.28 73,000
MEN 18-24 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.31 156,000
"The Colbert Report" 1.15 137,000
"Conan" 0.80 98,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.38 46,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.24 27,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.20 23,000

WEEKLY AVERAGES (week of January 24)

(Source: Nielsen Media Research, live + same day data, 1/24/11-1/27/11, original episodes only)

TOTAL VIEWERS (000s)
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.742
"Conan" 1.220
"The Colbert Report" 1.213
"Chelsea Lately" 990
"The Mo'Nique Show" 712
"Lopez Tonight" 657

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WEEKLY AVERAGES (week of January 24) - continued

PERSONS 18-49 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 0.95 1,048,000
"Conan" 0.79 894,000
"The Colbert Report" 0.70 775,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.64 701,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.39 442,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.36 364,000

PERSONS 18-34 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.14 645,000
"Conan" 1.06 616,000
"The Colbert Report" 0.85 482,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.78 442,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.54 317,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.36 186,000
MEN 18-34 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 1.63 462,000
"The Colbert Report" 1.24 351,000
"Conan" 1.19 346,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.57 165,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.38 107,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.26 66,000
MEN 18-24 Rating Delivery
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 2.24 266,000
"The Colbert Report" 1.65 196,000
"Conan" 1.06 129,000
"Lopez Tonight" 0.58 71,000
"Chelsea Lately" 0.33 39,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 0.23 25,000

LATE NIGHT OVERALL (JANUARY)

MEN 18-24
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 156,000
"The Colbert Report" 137,000
"Conan" 98,000
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" 52,000
"Lopez Tonight" 46,000
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" 44,000
"The Late Show with David Letterman" 31,000
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" 30,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 27,000
"Chelsea Lately" 23,000
"The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" 21,000

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LATE NIGHT OVERALL (JANUARY) - continued

MEN 18-34
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" 335,000
"Conan" 291,000
"The Colbert Report" 275,000
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" 179,000
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" 150,000
"The Late Show with David Letterman" 148,000
"Lopez Tonight" 122,000
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" 96,000
"The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" 94,000
"Chelsea Lately" 79,000
"The Mo'Nique Show" 73,000

Source: Nielsen Media Research, live + same day data, original episodes only

Cable data (12/27/10-1/27/11)

Broadcast data (12/27/10-1/21/11)

"The Daily Show" airs Monday-Thursday at 11:00 p.m. and repeats at 1:30 a.m. the same night and at 9:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. the following day (all times ET/PT). Full episodes, as well as clips, are posted for viewing the following day at www.thedailyshow.com with URL and embed links. The show is also available on social media platforms Twitter and Facebook.

Jon Stewart and Rory Albanese are the executive producers of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" with Steve Bodow, Kahane Cooperman, Jennifer Flanz and Jim Margolis serving as co-executive producers. Supervising producers are Pam DePace, Hillary Kun and Adam Lowitt. Jill Katz is the executive in charge of production. The series' head writer is Tim Carvell and it is directed by Chuck O'Neil.

 
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