NBC ZUCKERED: Dave Tops 'Tonight Show' for 2 Straight Weeks (First Time Since 1998); Demo Gap With Conan Shrinking

I’m digesting all the info, but here are the late night viewer totals for the week of 7/13-7/17:
Nightline: 3.743 million
Late Show: 3.454 million
The Tonight Show: 2.713 million

Late Late Show: 1.478 million
Jimmy Fallon: 1.269 million

First time Late Show has topped Tonight Show in consecutive weeks since Feburary 1998 (when CBS had Nagano Olympics).
Demo gap continues to shrink between Late Show and Tonight Show.. Now only .2 in 18-49. Down to .5 in 18-34.
Late Show up vs same week last year. +17% in viewers. +10% in 25-54. +14% in 18-49. Even in 18-34.

CBS’ late night momentum extending to 12:30 AM. Ferguson tops Fallon in viewers by largest margin since Fallon’s March premiere. The shows tied in 25-54.
Ferguson up vs same week last year. +8% in viewers. +20% in 25-54. Even in 18-49 and 18-34.

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