“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” outpaced its fellow 11:35 p.m. shows again in the week of Nov. 9-13. The show’s 0.95 rating in adults 18-49 was 70 percent ahead of “The Late Show’s” 0.56, the biggest margin of victory since Stephen Colbert took over “The Late Show.”

On cable, “The Daily Show,” “Conan” and “The Nightly Show” were all up week to week in both adults 18-49 and viewers.

Here are the late-night numbers for Nov. 9-13.


Note: The Nov. 13 “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night,” “The Late Late Show” and “Last Call” were repeats.

Show Net Adults 18-49, 11/9-13 Viewers (000s), 11/9-13 Adults 18-49 season to date  Viewers (000s) season to date
11:35 p.m.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon NBC 0.95/5 3.27 1.05/5 3.79
Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC 0.56/3 2.40 0.60/3 2.54
Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS 0.56/3 2.38 0.78/4 3.17
12:35 a.m.
Late Night with Seth Meyers NBC 0.48/3 1.49 0.49/3 1.62
Nightline ABC 0.37/2 1.54 0.39/2 1.60
Late Late Show with James Corden CBS 0.32/2 1.16 0.35/2 1.29
1:35 a.m.
Last Call with Carson Daly NBC 0.28/2 0.86 0.29/2 0.93



Show Net Time Adults 18-49, 11/9-13 Viewers (000s), 11/9-13
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 11:30 p.m. 0.74 1.47
Adult Swim programming Adult Swim 12:30 a.m. 0.56 1.16
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central 11 p.m. 0.32 0.79
Conan TBS 11 p.m. 0.28 0.60
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Comedy Central 11:30 p.m. 0.19 0.54


Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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