NBC Monday: ‘Law & Order’ holds as late night ‘Jay Leno’ winner


At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Chuck” averaged a 0.9 rating, 3 share in adults 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers overall.

At 9 p.m. ET, “Trauma” averaged a 1.3/3 in 18-49 and 4.6 million viewers overall in a time period that included competition from ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” and the premiere of “Romantically Challenged, Fox’s “24” and CBS’s encore comedies.  “Trauma” built on its lead-in by 44 percent in adult 18-49 rating and by 59 percent in total viewers.  From its first half-hour to its second, “Trauma” increased in adults 18-49 and total viewers by 17 percent each (1.4 vs. 1.2 in 18-49 and 5.0 million vs. 4.2 million in total viewers).

At 10 p.m. ET, a rebroadcast of “Law & Order” captured a 1.2/3 in 18-49 and 4.3 million viewers overall.  From its first half-hour to its second, “Law & Order” grew by 18 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.3 from a 1.1) and 20 percent in adults 25-54 (1.8 vs. 1.5).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday night:

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (3.0/8 in metered-market households) out-delivered CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” (2.9/7 with an encore telecast) and ABC’s “Nightline (3.2/7) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.6/5) 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,” 0.9/4; “Late Show,” 0.9/4; “Nightline,” 1.2/5; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.8/4.

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore telecast) trailed CBS’s first-run “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.4/5).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore telecast) topped the first-run “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).

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

(source: NBC)