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Ratings: Kimmel Beats Leno, Letterman in 18-49 for First Time in New Time Slot

6/12/2014 Tim Kenneally

By Tim Kenneally
TheWrap

For the first time since debuting in its new 11:35 p.m. timeslot this week, ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" beat out its late-night competition, NBC's "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," in the advertiser-preferred 18-49 demographic on Thursday night, according to preliminary numbers.

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" still took third place in total viewers, however.

On Thursday night -- the third night in its new timeslot -- "Live" drew a .98 in the 18-49 demographic. compared to a .74 for Jay Leno's "The Tonight Show" and a .73 for "Late Show."

In total viewers, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" 3.2 million total viewers, versus 3.4 million for "Tonight Show" and 3.3 million for "Late Show."
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