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‘TONIGHT SHOW’ RANKS #1 FOR THE ENCORE WEEK OF AUG. 26-30 IN 18-49

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night” Tops “Late Late Show” for the Week in 18-49 & Leads the Season Over “Late Late” & “Nightline” in Every Key Measure

NEW YORK — Sept. 4, 2019 — Encore telecasts of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” have won the late-night ratings week of Aug. 26-30 in adults 18-49 as well as adults, men and women 25-54 versus rebroadcasts of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.

“Tonight’s” 0.30 rating in adults 18-49 for the week outscored “Kimmel’s” 0.28 and “Late Show’s” 0.26.

Last week at 12:35 a.m. ET, rebroadcasts of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” outrated CBS’ encores of “The Late Late Show with James Corden” in adults 18-49 and adults, men and women 25-54. Season to date, Meyers leads both “Late Late Show” and ABC’s “Nightline” in “most current” averages in every key ratings category.

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Aug. 26-30. Ratings reflect “live plus same day” data 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” 0.30 rating, 2 share (R)
CBS “Late Show,” 0.26/2 (R)
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.28/2 (R)

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.20/2

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.18/2 (R)
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.16/2 (R)

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.11/2 (R)

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 1.571 million viewers (R)
CBS “Late Show,” 1.917 million viewers (R)
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.449 million viewers (R)

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.949 million viewers

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.880 million viewers (R)
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.960 million viewers (R)

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.516 million viewers (R)

 

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.48 rating, 3 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.50/4
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.38/3

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.24/2

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.29/3
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.22/2

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.17/2

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.327 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.660 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.994 million viewers

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.232 million viewers

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.399 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.304 million viewers

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.695 million viewers

 

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF AUG. 26-30

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” preempted.
Comedy Central, 11:30-midnight ET, “Lights Out with David Spade,” preempted.

TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.14

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.29
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.26

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.29 million viewers.

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” preempted.
Comedy Central, 11:30-midnight ET, “Lights Out with David Spade,” preempted.

TBS, 11-11:30 p.m., “Conan,” 0.353 million viewers

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.589 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.515 million viewers

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