NBC's Monday repeat of 'America's Got Talent' third-place; 'Jay Leno' holds


From 8-9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “America’s Got Talent” (1.3 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49, 4.9 million viewers overall) matched NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in this time period in nine weeks (since June 7) and delivered the biggest overall viewership for NBC in the hour in four weeks (since July 12).  From its first half-hour to its second, the “America’s Got Talent” encore grew by 25 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.5 from a 1.2). 

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “Last Comic Standing” delivered a 1.5/4 in adults 18-49 and 3.9 million viewers overall with its season finale.  In the time period, “Last Comic Standing” is #1 among the major networks in men 18-34 and #2 among men 18-49 and 25-54 (pending updates).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Monday night:

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (2.9/7 in metered-market households) out-delivered CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” (2.3/6 with an encore) and ABC’s combination of “Nightline (2.7/6) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.2/4) 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,” 1.0/4; “Late Show,” 0.7/3 with an encore; “Nightline,” 0.8/3; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.4/2.

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.3/4 in metered-market households) tied CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.3/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/2).

At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

(source: NBC)