The best new show I have seen this season on broadcast network television is Pretty Hard Cases. Several other critics, including John Doyle at The Globe and Mail, have sung its praises. So why is it having a pretty hard time finding an audience? The CBC buddy cop show stars Meredith MacNeill from Baroness von
No surprise Wednesday with the release of the latest Numeris Top 30 of the week in English Canada: CTV’s coverage of Super Bowl LV stands well out in front of the pack. CTV’s Total share of the Super Bowl viewing in terms of average minute audience was close to 7.8 million viewers. TSN alone accounted
The first Super Bowl of the COVID era shows that the “Big Game” is still TV’s top draw — even if audience levels slid slightly in both the U.S. and Canada. Host broadcaster CBS claims Super Bowl LV had a Total Audience Delivery of 96.4 million viewers across all their platforms, including the main broadcast
The numbers are in for the premiere of Pretty Hard Cases. The critically acclaimed CBC series, starring Meredith MacNeill and Adrinne C. Moore, launched Wednesday to 297,000 average minute audience viewers according to overnight data estimated by Numeris and shared by the network. After one day of PVR Playback data, the audience measure grew to
The latest Numeris Top 30 list of English Canadian TV viewership is interesting for how uninteresting it is. The week in question is January 18 – January 24, 2021. A lot was going on that week, including the inaugeration of US president Joe Biden. Coverage of that event knocked a lot of shows that would
I’m old enough to remember George Armstrong firing the final goal ever scored during the so-called “Original Six” NHL era. It was into an empty net, and it clinched a 3-1 victory for the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Montreal Canadiens. The year was 1967 and Toronto won their fourth Stanley Cup of that decade.
Are you like me? Are you starting to see Wolf Blitzer and John King in your sleep? Are you hoping to get “Out Front” with Erin Burnett? Are you expecting to get accosted by CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta? The dark reality show that was the Trump presidency has turned the Atlanta-based all-news network
The World Junior Hockey Championships did not end up the way many Canadians had hoped, but they still found a big TV audience. The final two games of the tournament drew an average minute audience of over three million Canadians on TSN and other Bell channels. The United States defeated Canada in the WJC final.