Letterman beats Leno in ratings

Letterman beats Leno in ratings

The Late Show With David Letterman has beaten Leno in the ratings for the first time since Leno’s return to The Tonight Show.

Scott Collins of the Los Angeles Times says “Letterman averaged 3.8 million total viewers, compared with 3.6 million for Leno, according to figures published Thursday by the Nielsen Co.” and that “in adults aged 18 to 49… Letterman averaged a 1.0 rating/4 share, compared with a 0.9 rating/4 share for Leno”.

Conan’s return to TV this coming week could throw in some further interesting changes in viewership numbers – watch this space.

Los Angeles Times – “David Letterman sweeps ratings for first time since Jay Leno’s return in March”

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