Mr. Leno, Your Trip to Oblivion Leaves Tomorrow

Not that I care, but, wow:
Jay Leno’s Tonight Show ratings continued to remain below those of  Conan O’Brien’s Tonight Showon a calendar week basis (2010 vs. 2009).
Leno’s Tonight Show for the week of October 25-29 averaged a 0.9 rating with adults 18-49, whileConan’s Tonight Show averaged a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating for the comparable calendar week last year (October 26-30, 2009).
Letterman’s Late Show scored a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating last week. For those who care about “winning” and “losing”, Dave beat Jay for the first time since Jay’s return to the Tonight Show.
These numbers are amazing. I had no idea--no idea--that the audience size had shrunk down to, literally, nothing for these programs. Bill O'Reilly on pay cable gets the same numbers, if not better numbers, than the Tonight Show? Why would you pay these clowns to host shows that no one is watching? Leno and Letterman, no O'Reilly.

If you had asked me to guess, I would have said that somewhere between 5 and 15 million people were watching each night. I would have been ridiculously high.

Well, not high, as in high on drugs, but high in my estimate.
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