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via press note:

‘AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR’ GROWS +18% WEEK TO WEEK TO MATCH TOP-RATED FINALE
 
IT’S THE MOST-WATCHED ‘NINJA’ FINALE EVER
 
‘NINJA’ TOPS YEAR-AGO FINALE BY +11% WINS THE NIGHT AMONG THE BIG 4 IN ADULTS 18-49
 
Note that ABC carried NFL football in Atlanta and CBS ran coverage in San Francisco.
 
“American Ninja Warrior” (2.0/6 in 18-49, 6.1 million viewers overall):

  • Grew +18% week to week in 18-49 (2.0 vs. 1.7).
  • Matched its top-rated finale ever (2.0 on 7/23/12).
  • Beat its year-ago finale by +11% (2.0 vs. 1.8 from 9-11 p.m. on 9/8/14).
  • Delivered its most-watched finale ever.
  • Topped the year-ago finale in total viewers by +14% (6.057 million vs. 5.290 million).
  • Won the night among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and other key demos.
  • Grew week to week despite last night’s high-rated NFL competition on ESPN.

 
Note that ABC and CBS results may be inflated by NFL coverage in Atlanta and San Francisco respectively.
 
In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday Night:
· In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 2.4/6; “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” 2.5/7; and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 2.0/5.
· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 0.9/4; “Late Show,” 0.6/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.
· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 1.3/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” (1.1/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show” (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.3/2).
· At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
· Monday’s “Tonight” and “Late Night” equaled their best Monday ratings in five weeks in metered-market households (since Aug. 10, 2.6 for “Tonight,” 1.1 for “Late Night”).
· In 18-49 in the Local People Meters, “Tonight” also matched its five-week Monday high (since Aug. 10, 1.0) and “Late Night” equaled an eight-week Monday high (since July 20, 0.5).
NOTE: Primetime results are based on “fast affiliate time period” data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are “live plus same day” unless otherwise indicated. Season-to-date averages are “most current,” “live plus seven days” for all but the most recent two weeks, which are still L+SD.
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