Late Night TV Ratings For February 11-15, 2013

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February 22nd, 2013

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Via NBC's Press Release

 

JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON SCORE #1 FINISHES IN 18-49 VIEWERS AND TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 11-15

 

 

'TONIGHT' HAS OUT-DELIVERED ‘Late Show’ FOR 13 WEEKS IN A ROW IN 18-49 VIEWERS AND TOPPED ‘KIMMEL’ FOR FIVE OF SIX WEEKS

 

‘LATE NIGHT’ HAS BEATEN ‘LATE Late Show’ IN 18-49 VIEWERS FOR 19 WEEKS IN A ROW AND TOPPED ‘Nightline’ HEAD-TO-HEAD FOR SIX OF SIX WEEKS

 

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – February 22, 2013 – NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has finished #1 in viewers 18-49 and total viewers versus its ABC and CBS time-slot competition for the week of February 11-15, with Jay generating bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" in every key ratings category.

 

Jay has now delivered bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Show" for the last 13 weeks in a row and topped "Kimmel" for five of their six head-to-head weeks. In total viewers, Jay has out-delivered "Late Show" for 17 weeks in a row and "Kimmel" for six of six weeks.

 

At 12:35 a.m. ET last week, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" ranked #1 versus the ABC and CBS competition in 18-49 viewers, total viewers and virtually all other key ratings categories. “Late Night” beat ABC's "Nightline" for the week in their head-to-head half-hour in every key measure: adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. Jimmy also delivered bigger audiences than CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in all those categories except men 25-54, where the two shows tied.

 

Jimmy Fallon has now generated bigger 18-49 audiences than "Late Late Show" for the last 19 weeks in a row and prevailed in total viewers for 16 of the last 17 weeks. Versus "Nightline" in their head-to-head half-hour, Jimmy has out-delivered the ABC series for six weeks in a row in viewers 18-49 and three weeks in a row in total viewers.

 

WEEKLY AVERAGES

 

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of February 11-15. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data from Nielsen Media Research 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.-12:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Tonight,” 0.8 rating, 3 share

 

CBS “Late Show,” 0.7/3

 

ABC “Kimmel,” 0.7/3*

 

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET

 

ABC “Nightline,” 0.4/2

 

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Late Night,” 0.5/3

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.4/2

 

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Last Call,” 0.3/2

 

TOTAL VIEWERS

 

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Tonight,” 3.5 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Show,” 3.2 million viewers

 

ABC “Kimmel,” 2.5 million viewers*

 

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET

 

ABC “Nightline,” 1.5 million viewers

 

 

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Late Night,” 1.6 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 1.5 million viewers

 

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Last Call,” 0.9 million viewers

 

* Tuesday’s “Kimmel” is excluded from these averages.

 

SEASON TO DATE

 

ADULTS 18-49

 

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Tonight,” 0.8 rating, 3 share

 

CBS “Late Show,” 0.7/3

 

ABC “Kimmel,” 0.8/3**

 

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET

 

ABC “Nightline,” 0.4/2**

 

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Late Night,” 0.5/3

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.4/2

 

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Last Call,” 0.3/2

 

TOTAL VIEWERS

 

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Tonight,” 3.6 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Show,” 3.1 million viewers

 

ABC “Kimmel,” 2.8 million viewers**

 

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET

 

ABC “Nightline,” 1.7 million viewers**

 

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Late Night,” 1.7 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 1.5 million viewers

 

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET

 

NBC “Last Call,” 0.9 million viewers

 

** Since January 8.

 

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11-15

 

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

 

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, “The Daily Show,” 0.7

 

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, “The Colbert Report,” 0.7

 

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, “Conan,” 0.4

 

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

 

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.6

 

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

 

TOTAL VIEWERS

 

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. “The Daily Show,” 1.7 million

 

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, “The Colbert Report,” 1.4 million

 

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, “Conan,” 0.8 million

 

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 2.2 million

 

Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.4 million

 

 

 

 

 
  • GARebelman

    Wed Feb 27th 56 metered markets:

    Chicago Fire 4.5/8
    CSI 6.7/12
    Nashville 3.9/7

    Leno 3.1/8 1.9/6
    Letterman 3.1/8 2.3/7
    Kimmel 2.4/6 1.5/5
    Nightline 1.2/2
    Fallon 1.4/5 1.1/4
    Ferguson 1.6/5 1.2/5

  • Brad

    That’s what I’m thinking too Rif. That’s how it works with me. If I’m watching Leno I jump ship after his comedy acts except on rare occasions. With Letterman I tend to stick around for the interview, or at least more so then I would for Leno.

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