'Jimmy Fallon' Hits a 5-Week High, Up +17% Week to Week

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May 8th, 2014

Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

via press release:

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has delivered a five-week high and  a week-to-week gain of +17% in April 28-May 2 ratings results in adults 18-49, allowing Fallon to match the combined rating of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” for the week. 

 

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Seth Meyers” was up  for a second consecutive week to also achieve a five-week high and a week-to-week gain of +7% in 18-49.

 

For the week of April 28-May 2, Fallon’s 1.23 rating in 18-49 was up versus the prior week’s 1.05 rating for the top “Tonight” rating since a 1.33 for the week of March 24-28.  Versus a 0.82 for the same week last year, “Tonight” is up +50% in 18-49.

 

Fallon’s 1.23 equaled the combined ratings of “Letterman” (0.55) and “Kimmel” (0.68).  In total viewers, Fallon’s 3.787 million is up versus the prior week’s 3.358 million by +13%, to top Letterman (2.838 million) by +33% and Kimmel (3.358 million vs. 2.487 million) by +36%.  Note that Kimmel was in rebroadcast on Friday.

 

At 12:35 a.m. ET, Meyers’ 0.61 rating is up +7% versus the prior week’s 0.57 and up +9% versus a 0.56 for his prior week of originals, April 7-11.  Versus a 0.47 for “Late Night” during the year-ago week, last week’s 0.61 was up +30%.

 

Meyers outrated Letterman in 18-49 (0.61 vs. 0.55), despite starting an hour later.  Meyers ranked #1 in every key ratings measure head to head versus ABC’s “Nightline” from 12:35-1:05 a.m. and versus CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” from 12:35-1:35 a.m.  The “Late Night” margins of victory in  18-49 rating were +56% versus “Nightline” from 12:35-1:05 (0.67 vs. 0.43) and +69% versus “Late Late Show” from 12:35-1:35 (0.61 vs. 0.36).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, Last Call with Carson Daly” (0.35/3 in adults 18-49) jumped +30% versus the same week last year (0.27/2).

 

 

Tonight Show” is #1 on YouTube

 

Since its launch on Feb. 17, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is the #1 television show on YouTube in terms of subscribers gained (1.149 million), views gained (338.3 million) and number of videos with more than 1 million views (40), based on data collected on SocialBlade and YouTube.

 

 

WEEK 32

 

Show...18-49 last week...18-49 same week last season...total viewers last week...total viewers same week last season

 

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

Tonight…1.23/5…0.82/3…3.787 million…3.405 million

Dave…0.55/2…0.61/3…2.838 million…2.804 million

Kimmel*...0.68/3...0.65/3…2.777 million…2.471 million

 

12:35-1:05 a.m.

Nightline…0.43/2…0.40/2…1.774 million…1.558 million

 

12:35-1:35 a.m.

Seth Meyers*...0.61/4...0.47/3…1.697 million…1.590 million

Ferguson...0.36/2...0.39/2…1.420 million…1.436 million

 

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

Carson Daly*…0.35/3…0.27/2…0.936 million…0.885 million

 

* “Late Night,” “Last Call” and “Kimmel” were in rebroadcast on Friday.

 

SEASON AVERAGES SINCE FEB. 17, L+SD

 

Show...18-49 this season...18-49 last season...total viewers this season...total viewers last season

 

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

Tonight…1.40/6…0.77/3…4.478 million…3.362 million

Dave…0.55/2…0.66/3…2.779 million…2.869 million

Kimmel...0.66/3...0.68/3…2.666 million…2.488 million

 

12:35-1:05 a.m.

Nightline…0.40/2…0.39/2…1.625 million…1.490 million

 

12:35-1:35 a.m.

Seth Meyers...0.66/4...0.49/3…1.842 million…1.620 million

Ferguson...0.36/2...0.39/2…1.373 million…1.418 million

 

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

Carson Daly…0.35/3…0.27/2…0.972 million…0.858 million

 
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