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Tuesday night’s final episode of Schitt’s Creek drew an overnight, estimated CBC audience of 1,017,000 viewers. It was the sitcom’s highest overnight tally since the first season and CBC’s strongest draw in weeks. The hour-long farewell special that followed, “Best Wishes, Warmest Regards,” drew an additional 743,000 live, unconfirmed viewers from 8:30 p.m. ET to

I only interviewed Shirley Douglas once, but it was memorable. This was back when the actress and one time radical social activist was starring in the Sullivan Films’ nostalgic series Wind at My Back (1996 – 2001). Douglas, who passed away Sunday in Toronto at 86, played a stern mother-in-law in the Depression-era Canadian family

It seems impossible that six seasons have passed and we’re down to the final episode of Schitt’s Creek. Loyal fans could never get enough Schitt’s and giggles. The acclaimed comedy opened big in January of 2015, with back-to-back episodes watched by close to 1.4 million Canadian viewers. The weekly tally always swelled as the Live+7

ThinkTV is a Canadian media industry advocacy group dedicated to promoting commercial television. Rogers, Bell, Corus, CBC and Quebecor execs all sit on their board of directors. They do a lot of research valued by ad agencies. Their report this week shows what Canadians are watching during this time of isolation at home. The answer,