You'll Never Guess What Show Beat Leno In The Ratings For The First Time In A Decade

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We all know The Daily Show is must-see TV for a certain segment of the population but it seems that population is suddenly on the rise.For the first time in a decade NBC’s powerhouse late-night show The Tonight Show lost out in the demo (18-49) to….The Daily Show. 

Stewart’s show averaged 1.295 million viewers while Leno’s drew 1.292 million viewers

That is huge.  Not least because less people have access to Comedy Central.  It’s also proof that Leno’s style of generic, lowest common denominator comedy may be on its way out.

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