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‘TONIGHT SHOW’ TAKES THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF NOV. 26-30 IN 18-49

Fallon Also Paces the Week and Season in Adults 25-54, Adults 18-34 and All Key Adult-Female Demographics

NEW YORK — Dec. 4, 2018 — “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has won the late-night ratings week of Nov. 26-30 versus “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and an encore week “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in the key late-night demographic of adults 18-49, according to “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research.

“Tonight” also won the week in adults 25-54, adults 18-34, all key adult-female demographics, men 18-49 (tie) and men 18-34.

In “most current” Nielsens for the season to date, “Tonight” also leads Colbert and Kimmel in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, adults 18-34 and all key adult-female demographics.

At 12:35 a.m. ET last week, encores of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” tied in adults 18-49 with “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” which aired two originals and one encore (while excluding Monday and Tuesday rebroadcasts). Meyers topped Corden for the week in adults 18-34 and adults 25-54.

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 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” 0.49 rating, 3 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.42/3
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.35/2 (R)

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.25/2

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.24/2 (R)
CBS “Late Late Show,” 0.24/2 *

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

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.472 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.164 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 1.802 million viewers (R)

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.264 million viewers

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.253 million viewers (R)
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.299 million viewers *

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.779 million viewers (R)

* “Late Late Show” excluded Monday and Tuesday encores from these averages, while including a Friday encore..


SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight” 0.55 rating, 4 share
CBS “Late Show,” 0.52/4
ABC “Kimmel,” 0.41/3

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 0.27/2

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 0.33/3
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 0.24/2

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.19/2

TOTAL VIEWERS

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Tonight,” 2.474 million viewers
CBS “Late Show,” 3.656 million viewers
ABC “Kimmel,” 2.108 million viewers

12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC “Nightline,” 1.323 million viewers

12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC “Late Night,” 1.514 million viewers
CBS “The Late Late Show,” 1.343 million viewers

1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC “Last Call,” 0.789 million viewers


SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK OF NOV. 26-30

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.22

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.46
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.36

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

TOTAL VIEWERS

Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., “The Daily Show,” 0.738 million

Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.941 million
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.711 million

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