Wednesday’s final Gemini gala on CBC was watched by an overnight, estimated late summer audience of 402,000 viewers, That put it fifth across Canada in the 8 p.m. timeslot behind Global (Big Brother drew close to 1.7 million), a rerun of The Listener on CTV, Minute to Winnit on City and American Restoration on History.
The Gemini take was even less of a draw in the 25 to 54-year-old demo, where 113,000 heads were counted. That put it 8th in the timeslot tally, behind everything above plus Dirty Jobs on Discovery, a movie on CTV Two and Food Network’s Iron Chef America.
Last November, the annual salute to the Canadian television industry managed 363,000 on Global in a Saturday night suicide slot opposite a Leafs/Canucks game on Hockey Night in Canada (2.65 mil.).
Last March, host William Shatner boosted the Genies to 480,000.

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