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Leno’s Tonight Show ratings fall

Leno’s Tonight Show ratings fall

Ratings for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno have fallen to their lowest they’ve been since 1992. Variety reports “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno won the 11:30 hour in the 18-49 demo and total audience, but auds dropped from 5 million in 2009 to 4 million total viewers, which is the lowest since 1992. A major reason for the decline was large viewership a year ago for a highly publicized Tonight Show episodes, including Leno’s final night, Conan O’Brien’s…

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The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

Jay Leno’s second tenure on The Tonight Show started last week amid much controversy over the ousting of former host Conan O’Brien. The first show on Monday 1st March gained a huge amount of viewers for NBC who have been struggling of late – not just in late night but across the board. He said “It’s good to be home. I’m Jay Leno, your host… at least for a while… I’ll admit I’m a little bit nervous, not because it’s…

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Huge ratings for Conan’s final show

Huge ratings for Conan’s final show

The final episode of The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien was a huge ratings success. Entertainment Weekly reports it “earned a whopping 7.0 rating/16 share in 55 of the country’s metered markets (the most immediate numbers available). Ratings for his fellow latenight hosts didn’t even come close: The Late Show with David Letterman averaged a mere 2.5/5, while Nightline earned a 2.8/6, and Jimmy Kimmel Live, a 1.3/4. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, however, was able to draft off of…

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Letterman leads again & the Late Late Show gains

Letterman leads again & the Late Late Show gains

CBS Entertainment report the Late Show With David Letterman has topped the viewing figures for a tenth consecutive week in the latest Nielsen ratings (week ending the 11th September). They say the “Late Show With David Letterman delivered a 2.4/06 in households with an average of 3.28m viewers. Late Show beat “The Tonight Show” in viewers (3.28m vs. 2.93m, +12%)”. It’s also reported the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson “posted a 1.2/04 in households with 1.56m viewers, its largest…

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