Jimmy Kimmel beat Jay Leno and David Letterman in his show’s first night competing in the same time slot.
The people have spoken!
According to , Jimmy Kimmel trumped reigning late night king Jay Leno during his debut night in the competitive 11:35 PM time slot.
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” had a .99 rating compared to a 0.78 rating for “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and a 0.63 rating for “The Late Show With David Letterman,” reports .
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“I want to wish you the best of luck when you move the show,” Kimmel’s ultimate idol Letterman told him . “I think it’ll be exciting. I think you’re going to be perfect at 11:30 … I couldn’t be happier than to have you in the running.”
As for what Kimmel thinks of his other competition, Leno, he has , “Everyone is better than Leno.”