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NOV
11
3 YEARS

Late-Night Reversal: Leno Tops Letterman

Reversing last week's outcome, Jay Leno delivered his biggest adult demo audience in five weeks for NBC's Tonight Show and beat rival David Letterman. 

For the first week of November, Leno averaged 3.9 million viewers and a 1.0 demo rating compared to CBS' Late Show's 3.7 million and a 0.9.

Full numbers for the late-night landscape below:

ADULTS 18-49
 
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 1.0 rating, 4 share*
CBS "Late Show," 0.9/4*  
 
11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 1.0/4*
 
12:05-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 0.5/3*
 
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 0.6/4*
CBS "Late Late Show," 0.5/3*
 
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 0.4/3*
 
TOTAL VIEWERS
 
11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Tonight," 3.9 million viewers*
CBS "Late Show," 3.7 million viewers*
 
11:35 p.m.-12:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Nightline," 3.9 million viewers*
 
12:05-1:05 a.m. ET
ABC "Kimmel," 1.7 million viewers*
 
12:35-1:35 a.m. ET
NBC "Late Night," 1.8 million viewers*
CBS "Late Late Show," 1.7 million viewers*
 
1:35-2:05 a.m. ET
NBC "Last Call," 1.1 million viewers*

*Tuesday telecasts are excluded from these averages due to Election Night disruptions.  Friday's "Kimmel" was an encore.