'Jay Leno' continues as leader in Late-Night ratings


In Late-Night Metered Markets: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (3.1/8 in metered-market households) out-delivered CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” (2.0/5) with an encore and ABC’s combination of “Nightline (2.8/7) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.3/4) in Nielsen’s 56 metered markets. 

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 1.0/5; “Late Show,” 0.5/2 with an encore; “Nightline,” 0.9/4; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.4/5 in metered-market households) out-rated CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.2/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped the “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).
Jimmy Fallon has tied or beaten the 18-49 rating of Letterman in the 25 LPM markets for the last four nights (with Letterman in rebroadcast on three of those nights), despite Letterman’s earlier start time.

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. 

(source: NBC)