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TONIGHT SHOW Wins Week in All Key Demos; Hits 8-Month Viewer High

TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has won the ratings week of Nov. 13-17 in the key late-night demographic of adults 18-49, hitting a five-week high and matching "Tonight's" biggest margin over second place in eight weeks, according to "live plus same day" results from Nielsen Media Research.

For the week, "Tonight" generated a +28% margin of victory in adult 18-49 rating versus CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" (with a 0.60 rating vs. a 0.47) and posted a +30% win over ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (0.60 vs. 0.46). The +28% advantage over "Colbert," also achieved during the week of Oct. 23-27, equals "Tonight's" biggest margin of victory in 18-49 since the week of Sept. 18-22, when Fallon prevailed by +35% over Colbert (0.58 vs. 0.43).

Fallon's 0.60 average rating for last week in 18-49 is his highest since the week of Oct. 9-13 (0.61).

"Tonight" beat "Colbert" and "Kimmel" for the week in every key ratings demographic - adults, men and women 18-34; adults, men and women 18-49; and adults, men and women 25-54.

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

Meyers equaled his highest 18-49 rating in six weeks (0.35, matching his best since a 0.36 for Oct. 2-6) and enjoyed his most-watched week in 10 weeks (1.372 million viewers, best since 1.415 million for Sept. 4-8).

At 1:35 a.m. ET, "Last Call with Carson Daly" delivered a 0.24 rating in adults 18-49, the show's highest in six months (since a 0.24 the week of May 15-19) and equaling the top "Last Call" rating in nearly 11 months (since a 0.26 for Dec. 19-23, 2016). In total viewers, Daly averaged 842,000 viewers overall, the biggest weekly audience for "Last Call" in eight months (since averaging 882,000 for the week of March 13-17).

LATE-NIGHT WEEKLY AVERAGES
(According to in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 13-17. 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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