via press release:
Wednesday Fast-Official Late-Night Results:
Adults 18-49 Ratings in “Fast Official” Results
Total Viewers, Fast Official Ratings
Tonight…2.920 million…4.064 million
Late Sh…6.549 million…3.657 million
Kimmel…1.745 million…1.846 million
Late Night…1.302 million…1.702 million
Late Late…1.850 million…1.046 million
On Wednesday, Jimmy Fallon returned to #1 among late-night talk shows in adults 18-49 and total viewers — beating CBS’s “Colbert” and ABC’s “Kimmel” combined in 18-49 (1.24 vs. a combined 1.23) — while Seth Meyers also ranked #1 at 12:35 a.m. ET.
Both Fallon and Meyers earned their highest adult 18-49 ratings for originals since February.
On its second night opposite Colbert, Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, featuring guests Justin Timberlake and Ellen DeGeneres, grew to a 1.24 A18-49 rating and 4.064 million total viewers 2+.
· While Tuesday’s telecast fell behind Colbert in A18-49 (-37%) and total viewers (-55%), night 2 surged to a +61% lead over Colbert in 18-49s and a +11% advantage in total viewers.
· Tonight Show was up +41% in A18-49 and +39% in total viewers from the prior night (0.88 A18-49 / 2.920 million).
· This was well above the show’s A18-49 and 2+ summer-to-date averages overall (0.89 A18-49 / 3.307 million) and on Wednesday nights (0.90 / 3.304 million).
· This marks Tonight Show’s highest-rated telecast in 18-49 since Friday, 2/20/15 (1.51 A18-49).
Late Night with Seth Meyers, featuring guests Craig Ferguson and Gabourey Sidibe, earned a 0.57 A18-49 and 1.702 total viewers 2+.
· After slipping behind a Colbert-boosted Corden on Tuesday (-15% A18-49 / -30% total viewers 2+), Meyers regained his lead, more than doubling Corden in A18-49 (+119%) and up +63% in total viewers.
· Late Night was up +39% in A18-49 and +31% in total viewers from the prior night (0.41 A18-49 / 1.302 million)
· Despite the late hour, Meyers once again topped Kimmel in the A18-49 demographic (0.57 vs. 0.46).
· Meyers was well above his 0.43 / 1.417 million summer-to-date average.
· This marks Meyers’ highest-rated original in 18-49 since Wednesday 2/18/15 (0.58).