Ratings: First 'Last Comic Standing' comedy face-off episode draws 8 million viewers
By Reality TV World staff, 06/26/2003
According to updated in-home viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research, Tuesday night’s 9M ET telecast of the third week of NBC's “Last Comic Standing” (3.6/11 in 18-49, 8.0 million viewers overall) dominated its timeslot, winning among adults 18-49 by a 29 percent margin.
“Last Comic” was #1 in nearly all key demographics, households and total viewers. Among men 18-34, “Last Comic” matched the rating of the other three major networks combined. So far this summer, the standup-comedy competition is generating a 33 percent increase over NBC’s year-ago 18-49 slot results.