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NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Wins Encore Week in Total Viewers & 18-49 Demo

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An encore week of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" has won the late-night ratings week of Aug. 21-25 versus the rebroadcast ABC and CBS time-period competition in every key measure - adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54, plus total viewers, according to "live plus same day" results from Nielsen Media Research.

For the encore week, "Tonight" averaged a 0.58 rating in adults 18-49, to win the week over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" rebroadcasts (0.41) by a +41% margin and over CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" encores (0.36) by +61%. In total viewers, Fallon's 2.286 million bested "Late Show's" 2.080 million by +206,000 viewers and "Kimmel's" 1.856 million by +430,000.

At 12:35 a.m. ET last week, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" encores finished #1 in the timeslot versus CBS' rebroadcast week of "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in all key demographics, and in their head-to-head half-hour from 12:30 to 1 a.m. ET, beat "Late Night" beat ABC's "Nightline" originals in every key measure.

Meyers' 18-49 margin over "Late Late Show" for the week was +52% (0.32 vs. 0.21).

(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Aug. 21-25. 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.")

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