Late Night TV Show Ratings for Thursday, November 1, 2012

Both ABC and NBC have provided us with last night’s late night ratings, including the numbers for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Nightline, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Last Call with Carson Daly.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Thursday night (averages currently exclude New York, Philadelphia, Providence and Hartford):

* In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.9/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.9/8; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.6/9; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.9/6.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: > “> The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,> “> 0.8/4; “Late Show,” 0.7/4; “Nightline,” 1.4/6; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.7/4.

* At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.4/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) beat “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).

* At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 1.0/4 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

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

First Time Visits By Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Rank Among
“Jimmy Kimmel Live’s” Top 10 Most-Watched Telecasts Ever

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (M-F 12:00 a.m.)

Featuring guests Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on its third day broadcasting from Brooklyn (Thursday, 11/1/12), ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” was up over the prior day by 7% in Total Viewers (2.519 million vs. 2.355 million) to attract its biggest overall audience in almost 1 year – since 11/22/11. In fact, Thursday’s telecast ranked among “JKL’s” Top 10 most-watched ever (No. 8).

In addition, the first-time visits by the Comedy Central hosts gave the ABC late-night program its 2nd-largest Thursday audience in its nearly 10-year history.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, (Live + Same Day, Fast National Program Ratings, 11/1/12).

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    hi this morning as every early morning, i watch Carson Daly- he had a female australian singer-who sung beautifully. I think her name was Solu or Sulo

    She has also been on guest on X-factor show

    She does rap- plays instruments -writes her own songs,etc

    Please email me her proper name- so i can her cd..


    Beverly D.

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