Numeris, Canada’s broadcast measurement authority, last week sent out a correction to its Top-30 list of most-watched shows across Canada for May 23 to 29. The final results vary quite a bit from what was originally reported.

Survivor remains in the top spot for its season finale, but the total is more than a quarter million viewers lower than first reported. All of the numbers in the Top 10 are down substantially. except for the CTV Evening News, which remains about the same.

Here are the results from the corrected Top 10:

  1. Survivor Finale (Global) Wed 1,466,000
  2. NCIS (Global) Mon 1,283,000
  3. CTV Evening News (CTV) MTWTF 1,257,000
  4. FBI: International (Global) Tues 1,193,000
  5. Grey’s Anatomy (CTV) Thurs 1,181,000
  6. This Is Us (CTV) Tues 1,164,000
  7. NCIS: Hawai’i (Global) Mon 1,148,000
  8. New Amsterdam (Global) Tues 1,088,000
  9. Bull (Global) Thurs 1,058,000
  10. Chicago Fire (Citytv) Wed 1,012,000

Here is what was reported earlier in error (all numbers 2+ totals):

  1. Survivor (Global) Wed 1,702,000
  2. 9-1-1 (Global) Mon 1,569,000
  3. The Good Doctor (CTV) Mon 1,546,000
  4. 9-1-1: Lone Star (Mon 1,478,000
  5. NCIS (Global) Mon 1,325,000
  6. Station 19 (CTV) Thurs 1,290,000
  7. CTV Evening News (CTV) MTWTF 1,261,000
  8. Grey’s Anatomy (CTV) Thurs 1,256,000
  9. FBI: International (Global) Tues 1,241,000
  10. NCIS: Hawai’i (Global) Mon 1,180,000

The Second Round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs ranked higher in the revised chart. The audience culled from six nights of games on Sportsnet placed 12th for the week with an average take of 924,000. An average of three of those same games carried on CBC placed 18th for the week with 774,000 as the estimate.

Hockey on Sportsnet was way down in 24th place on the erroneous chart. No explanation was given for the discrepancies.


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