Add August to the months during which The Toronto Maple Leafs can’t win a playoff series. After hitting the draft lottery motherload in 2015 and 2016 and signing free agent John Tavaris, the Leafs have not won a single NHL playoff round. All that promise four years ago — the right coach, the right GM,
How big a deal is the return of live hockey, basketball and baseball to Canadian sports network schedules? Looking at the first weekend ratings, it has seen Sportsnet go from worst to first. This is especially true at Sportsnet, the only home of NHL hockey through till the presentation of the Stanley Cup (or as
There were no fans in the stands but there were plenty waiting to watch at home. Tuesday night’s COVID-19 delayed, NHL pre-season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens drew an overnight, estimated 845,000 viewers on Sportsnet One plus another 460,000 on Sportsnet national for a total of just over 1.3 million
A quick look at the June 1 to June 7 Canada TV Top-30 finds that, when it comes to broadcast, Canadians are now watching newscasts or nothing. The Numeris Totals list, which ranks programs in English Canada and includes, “total,” Live+7 data, shows the supper hour CTV Evening News as the national’s most-watched program with
Only eight shows cracked a million viewers in the latest Numeris list of Top-30 draws in English Canada television totals. The May 25-31 tally had The CTV Evening News as English Canada’s No. 1 show, avraging 1,742,000 viewers Monday to Friday. It was one of eight newscasts to make the list as the murder of
Transplant hit it’s highest overnight number yet on Wednesday with an estimated 1,291,000 CTV viewers. Look for that season finale number to soar close to two million in a week-and-a-half when the Live+7 totals are calculated. The first year medical drama, recently acquired by NBC in the US, has finished the season strong. It ranked
With apologies to the Bard, dis-content — or lack of content — is a plaque upon all our houses heading into the summer season. On Wednesday, CBC is hosting a virtual upfront press conference. We’ll learn a little more about the few new shows they’re adding to their schedule, and the shows that are returning.