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via NBC press release:

JAY LENO AND JIMMY FALLON DELIVER #1 RESULTS FOR THE LATE-NIGHT WEEK OF JAN. 9-13
JAY TOPS HIS ABC AND CBS TIME-PERIOD COMPETITION IN ADULTS 18-49 AND TOTAL VIEWERS

JIMMY FALLON DELIVERS BIGGER AUDIENCES THAN ‘LATE LATE SHOW’ AND ‘KIMMEL’ IN VIEWERS 18-49, TOTAL VIEWERS AND MOST OTHER KEY CATEGORIES

SEASON TO DATE, JAY AND JIMMY INCREASE THEIR TOTAL-VIEWER MARGINS VS. LAST YEAR

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – January 20, 2012 – NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has delivered #1 rankings in viewers 18-49 and total viewers for the week of January 9-13, generating bigger audiences in adults 18-49 and total viewers than its time-period competition of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” and ABC’s combination of “Nightline” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

At 12:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” also ranked #1 ahead of CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and “Kimmel” in viewers 18-49, total viewers and most other key categories.

Through the first 17 weeks of the season, “Tonight” has increased its total-viewer margin over “Late Show” to 13 percent (3.742 million vs. 3.308 million), up from the year-ago season-to-date advantage of 8 percent. Jimmy Fallon has established a total-viewer lead over “Late Late Show” this season of 16 percent (1.800 million vs. 1.556 million), after trailing by 0.2 percent one year ago. Jimmy has also increased his season-to-date lead over “Late Late Show” in adults 18-34, to 48 percent (300,000 vs. 203,000) up from last year’s 30 percent, and in adults 25-54, up to 10 percent (882,000 vs. 802,000) up from 4 percent at this point last season.

 

 

 

WEEKLY AVERAGES

 

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of January 9-13. 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,” 0.9 rating, 3 share

 

CBS “Late Show,” 0.8/3

11:35 p.m.-12 midnight ET

ABC “Nightline,” 0.8/3

12 midnight-1 a.m. ET

ABC “Kimmel,” 0.5/2*

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

 

NBC “Late Night,” 0.6/3

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.5/2

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

 

NBC “Last Call,” 0.3/2 (in encore telecasts)

 

 

TOTAL VIEWERS

 

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

 

NBC “Tonight,” 3.8 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Show,” 3.3 million viewers

11:35 p.m.-12 midnight ET

ABC “Nightline,” 3.6 million viewers

12 midnight-1 a.m. ET

ABC “Kimmel,” 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 (in encore telecasts)

 

 

*Friday’s “Kimmel” was an encore

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SEASON TO DATE

 

 

ADULTS 18-49

 

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

 

NBC “Tonight,” 0.9 rating, 3 share

 

CBS “Late Show,” 0.9/3

11:35 p.m.-12 midnight ET

ABC “Nightline,” 0.9/3

12 midnight-1 a.m. ET

ABC “Kimmel,” 0.5/2

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

 

NBC “Late Night,” 0.6/3

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.5/3

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,” 3.7 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Show,” 3.3 million viewers

11:35 p.m.-12 midnight ET

ABC “Nightline,” 3.9 million viewers

12 midnight-1 a.m. ET

ABC “Kimmel,” 1.8 million viewers

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

 

NBC “Late Night,” 1.8 million viewers

 

CBS “Late Late Show,” 1.6 million viewers

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

 

NBC “Last Call,” 1.0 million viewers

 

 

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SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF JANUARY 9-13

 

 

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,” 0.6

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, “Conan,” 0.5

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.0

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

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.28 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,” 1.3 million

TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, “Conan,” 1.0 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

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