LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMANDavid Letterman got a Colbert Bump on Tuesday night, enjoying a rare win over NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in metered-market households. CBSLate Show With David Letterman, with the host’s designated replacement Stephen Colbert guesting, clocked a 2.5 rating, while Jimmy Fallon logged a household 2.3 rating. ABC‘s Jimmy Kimmel Live! finished third with a 1.7 household rating, according to Nielsen.

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Letterman also enjoyed one of his closer nights in the demo. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, Fallon hung on to the top spot with a 0.9 rating to Letterman’s 0.5. Letterman tied Kimmel in the 18-49 age bracket advertisers covet. The broadcast late-night shows seem to be getting into a rhythm in which some people tend to overlook Letterman when Kimmel does well and vice versa.

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