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[08/27/15 - 11:09 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops His Broadcast Competition for the Late-Night Ratings Week of Aug. 17-21 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 17-21.

[via press release from NBC]

JIMMY FALLON TOPS HIS BROADCAST COMPETITION FOR THE LATE-NIGHT RATINGS WEEK OF AUG. 17-21 IN ALL KEY CATEGORIES

Seth Meyers Delivers a Three-Week High in 18-49 at 12:35 a.m. ET and Carson Daly Equals a 25-Week High at 1:35

NEW YORK - Aug. 27, 2015 - NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has dominated the ratings week of Aug. 17-21, leading the time period's ABC and CBS competition in all key measures - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. Note that ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was in rebroadcast Friday and "CBS Summer Showcase" aired encores through the week.

At 12:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" grew for a second straight week in adult 18-49 rating to a three-week high (0.46), the show's best result since July 27-31 (0.47). Week to week, "Late Night" was up +5% in 18-49 (0.46 vs. 0.44) and versus two weeks ago, the increase was +10% (4.6 vs. 4.2).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" delivered a 0.28 rating in adults 18-49, its highest in 12 weeks (since another 0.28 for the week of May 25-29) and matching the top "Last Call" result in 25 weeks (since a 0.29 for Feb. 23-27).

WEEKLY AVERAGES

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Aug. 17-21. Ratings reflect "live plus same day" data from Nielsen Media Research 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" 0.94 rating, 5 share
CBS "Summer Showcase," 0.47/2 (R)
ABC "Kimmel," 0.46/2 *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.30/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.46/3 *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 0.26/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.28/3 (R)

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.475 million viewers
CBS "Summer Showcase," 2.326 million viewers (R)
ABC "Kimmel," 2.072 million viewers *
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.366 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.505 million viewers *
CBS "The Late Late Show," 1.104 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.812 million viewers (R)

* Friday's "Kimmel" and "Late Night" were encores.

SEASON AVERAGES

ADULTS 18-49
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.11 rating, 5 share
CBS "Summer Showcase," 0.48/2 (R)
ABC "Kimmel," 0.61/3
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 0.40/2
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.47/3
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.32/2
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.27/2

TOTAL VIEWERS
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.852 million viewers
CBS "Summer Showcase," 2.442 million viewers
ABC "Kimmel," 2.566 million viewers
12:35-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.614 million viewers
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.500 million viewers
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.355 million viewers
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.816 million viewers

SELECTED CABLE RESULTS, WEEK AUG. 17-21

NATIONAL ADULT 18-49 RATING
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m. ET, "The Daily Show," 0.15 (R)
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.16
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.23
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 0.65
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 0.54

Each adult 18-49 rating point equals 1.27 million viewers.

TOTAL VIEWERS
Comedy Central, 11-11:30 p.m., "The Daily Show," 0.406 million (R)
Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m.-midnight ET, "The Nightly Show," 0.452 million
TBS, 11 p.m.-midnight, "Conan," 0.583 million (R)
Adult Swim, 11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET, 1.464 million viewers
Adult Swim, 12:30-1:30 a.m. ET, 1.189 million viewers





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