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Fallon still losing ratings war but winning where it matters
New York Post ^ | April 25, 2017 | Richard Morgan

Posted on 04/26/2017 9:08:46 AM PDT by lacrew

The late-night TV audience appears to be splitting into two distinct groups, ratings data out Tuesday reveals.

While “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” attracted more total viewers for the 12th straight week — widening its lead last week over its NBC rival — NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” for the week ended April 21, widened its lead in the demographic favored by advertisers.

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KEYWORDS: fallon
I typically watch the first 10 minutes of Fallon, after the local news...see the stand up joke portion and sometimes his first 'bit'. But its become poisonous.

Competitor Colbert has had some success being the anti-Trump guy, post election.

So, apparently Fallon's handlers have told him to go full bore anti-Trump. Lately, every single joke in the monologue has involved Trump. And many of his bits needlessly single out Trump. He reeks of the scent of desperate used car salesman.

Anyway, his antics have apparently helped stabilize his ratings. Time will tell, but I believe he is slowly turning off people like me, and trading us for a much more fickle leftist bunch who will call him every name in the book if he slips in their eyes - even supporting the 'wrong' democrat is a sin in these lunatics' eyes.

So good luck, Jimmy. I'm going to bed a few minutes earlier from now on.

1 posted on 04/26/2017 9:08:46 AM PDT by lacrew
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To: lacrew

I think Fallon is very talented, but I could never get past those bug-eyes of his.


2 posted on 04/26/2017 9:13:13 AM PDT by Mr. K (***THERE IS NO CONSEQUENCE OF OBAMACARE REPEAL THAT IS WORSE THAN KEEPING IT ONE MORE DAY***)
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To: lacrew

I always assumed that many more leftists watched these shows but I am not sure why I assumed that :)

I used to like Conan on NBC.

Now he’s gone left along with the station he is at.


3 posted on 04/26/2017 9:14:19 AM PDT by dp0622 (IThe only thing an upper crust Conservative hates more than a liberal is a middle class conservative)
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To: lacrew

Haven’t watched since Joan Rivers was guest host......................


4 posted on 04/26/2017 9:14:32 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself.............)
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To: dp0622
I always assumed that many more leftists watched these shows but I am not sure why I assumed that :)

You are correct. Conservative types have jobs to go to in the morning, so we don't watch as much..................

5 posted on 04/26/2017 9:15:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself.............)
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To: lacrew

I’m asleep before he comes on.


6 posted on 04/26/2017 9:17:47 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Mr. K
Fallon knows the peoples of his industry in and out. He can be fun if you like the same fun over and over and over.

Night night

Colbert....paid political whore

7 posted on 04/26/2017 9:19:54 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Political pollsters have taken a fully-deserved whipping for their arrogance and inaccuracy.

But Nielsen and other researchers are well overdue for a similar comeuppance especially as their flawed data often results in programming becoming dumb and dumber.

As ESPN employees are discovering to their chagrin today, pay-per-program and/or streaming are the future. Network lineups and ‘talent’ are relics of the 60s.


8 posted on 04/26/2017 9:39:58 AM PDT by relictele (`)
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To: lacrew
I lost what little respect I had for Fallon after viewing a clip of his interview with Louis C. K.

Fallon is obviously not even listening to Louis. He's just asking questions, trying to come up with witty ripostes (which end up being non sequiturs) and mugging for the camera.

What a complete tool!

9 posted on 04/26/2017 9:42:33 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Red Badger

My dad was a Conservative, and a huge Johnny Carson fan.

Johnny was smart enough to distribute the punchlines to both sides of the aisle.


10 posted on 04/26/2017 9:45:29 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: lacrew
With so many more choices/outlets for entertainment available(what you want/when you want it/without commercials)it's hard to believe people still waste a minute of their life on this commie-sponsored canned garbage from the rabbit-ears age.

It's like people who will buy a blu-ray/whatever of their favorite movie, then, when they see it on their TV while channel surfing, sit and watch it(with commercials/cuts)anyway...I guess all that conditioning/indoctrinating done by the MSM over the decades requires a detox.

None of these guys are even remotely funny, and Colbert(like Letterman before him)is just a dem.-talking-point hack disguised as "just an entertainer".

The trash who barely laid a glove on 'bami for 8 years now feel safe(many exhilarated)to relieve themselves on the Republican/white-guy.


11 posted on 04/26/2017 10:15:28 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (FUMSM)
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To: lacrew

I’m done with ALL of the late-night shows, with rare exceptions: If one of them has a guest on that I want to see. I’ll DVR the show, watch that segment only, then delete it.


12 posted on 04/26/2017 10:18:48 AM PDT by nutmeg (CNN has *always* been FAKE NEWS)
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To: relictele

My dad is a Nielsen household and their data is tested in multiple ways you don’t see. It is a first class operation.


13 posted on 04/26/2017 10:53:17 AM PDT by Dave W
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To: dp0622

I don’t watch either any longer for that reason. Conan is very funny and Jimmy is very talented, but I grew very tired of them parroting lefty talking points, and I won’t give them the ratings.


14 posted on 04/26/2017 10:54:59 AM PDT by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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To: RckyRaCoCo

“commie-sponsored canned garbage from the rabbit-ears age.”

Well, in my defense, rabbit ears is exactly how I get my TV signal.


15 posted on 04/26/2017 12:10:08 PM PDT by lacrew
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To: lacrew

LOL


16 posted on 04/26/2017 1:36:19 PM PDT by donna (God's standards, like it or not, are the basis for the laws that led to western civilization.)
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To: Sacajaweau
Colbert....paid political whore

I could never stand that guy more than a few minutes : A fifty-something pathetic, embarrassing delusional loser acting like a teenager with ambitions of humor with Abbott and Costello touches.

An embarrassment; but presumably, if he has the desired political effect on the great uninformed ignorant masses, his goal is achieved.

I always wondered what normal, mentally healthy adult watches so-called comedians between 11 pm and 2 am...

17 posted on 04/26/2017 4:04:25 PM PDT by publius911 (I SUPPORT MY PRESIDENT?)
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