Jimmy Kimmel Bests Leno & Letterman

It was a very good week for Jimmy Kimmel. Last Thursday, Jimmy Kimmel Livehad its first in-season victory over The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Even though he doesn’t come on until midnight, the ABC host beat his NBC rival by 4% in adults 18-49 on May 10. The fact that Kimmel’s Nightline lead-in had its highest rating for the week as well helped. Kimmel also beat out David Letterman at CBS in adults 18-34: Jimmy Kimmel Live! topped Late Show With David Letterman on May 7 (+5%), May 9 (+60%), and May 11 (+20%). The May 11 show, a Friday, was a Kimmel repeat vs. a new Letterman. (more…)

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