Medical/Cop first responder drama imports — aka “same old crap” — continue to dominate the English Canadian Top-30 TV shows list according to ratings gatherer Numeris. Here are the March 29 to April 4 Top 10, with a tie in the 10th spot:
- The Good Doctor (CTV) Mon 2,138,000
- Grey’s Anatomy (CTV) Thurs 1,969,000
- The Rookie (CTV) Sun 1,858,000
- Station 19 (CTV) Thurs 1,707,000
- The Masked Singer (CTV) Wed 1,656,000
- New Amsterdam (Global) Tues 1,620,000
- CTV Evening News (CTV) MTWTF 1,579,000
- Blue Bloods (CTV) Fri 1,573,000
- Magnum, P.I. (CTV) Fri 1,446,000
- The Equalizer (Global) Sun 1,411,000
- Chicago Fire (Citytv) Wed 1,411,000
Here’s something that was new: for the first time in ages, five Citytv shows made the Top 30. Besides Chicago Fire, which was tied for 10th spot, they were the series premiere of Law & Order: Organized Crime (No. 14 with 1,206,000 viewers); Chicago Med (No. 15 with 1,199,000 viewers); Chicago PD ( at 21 with 1,068,000; and Hudson & Rex, tied for 28th at 822,000 viewers. That shot-in-St. John’s series also made the list as the top scripted Canadian original of the week. Good doggie Rex!
Top sports coverage of the week: The Leafs on Sportsnet National, which drew 1,292,000 for a Wednesday night game, earning 12th spot overall.
Other numbers: The Conners was the most-watched comedy of the week, landing in 16th spot with 1,170,000 watching on CTV. Saturday Night Live, hosted by Daniel Kaluuya, drew 1,021,000 Global viewers April 3 and finished 22nd. Masterchef Canada on CTV followed in 23rd with 1,009,000. And Global’s trio of Big Brother Canada episodes finished all in a row in 24th (Monday, 958,000); 25th (Tues., 914,000) and 26th place (Wed., 902,000).