Last Saturday’s thrilling Game Six, 3rd Round victory by the Toronto Raptors over the Milwaukee Bucks set a record for NBA viewership in Canada. The game, which earned Toronto its first ever berth in the NBA finals, drew 2,503,000 on Sportsnet National and another 624,000 on Sportsnet One+. That’s a combined live total of 3,127,000
UPDATED WITH SUNDAY CRAVE GoT NUMBERS: While not everyone was thrilled with the result, the final episode of Game of Thrones was a record-setting draw for HBO in both Canada and the U.S.. Sunday in the U.S., 19.3 million viewers — including those who watched the encore broadcast or streamed the show on HBO Go
The Big Bang Theory‘s final two episodes Thursday drew an overnight, estimated audience of 4,325,000 CTV viewers in Canada. That’s roughly a million-and-a-half more than Canada’s most-watched series was averaging in overnights this season. The Live+7 A2+ average minute total will be higher again, probably closer to five-and-a-half million once those numbers are released in
Kawhi Leonard’s shot heard ’round the world Sunday helped the Toronto Raptors crack the two million mark in English Canada. Sportsnet National’s coverage of the Round 2, Game 7 Raptors’ victory over the Philadelphia 76ers drew an overnight, estimated average minute A2+ audience of 1,752,000, with another 402,000 tuning in over on Sportsnet One+. That
May the 9th not be with you. Journalists across Canada took hits on all fronts Thursday. The Globe and Mail announced it is offering voluntary buyouts to save $10M annually. Should the target not be reached, the union representing Canada’s national newspaper workers says downsizing will follow. Rogers, meanwhile, after sending writers “Save the Date”
The overnight, estimated numbers are in on Tuesdays’ Game 7 overtime victory by the St. Louis Blues over the Dallas Stars. After the low Stanley Cup playoffs round 2 returns in my most recent post, time to share some better Rogers ratings news. Wednesday’s NHL game drew an overnight,estimated 1,130,000 English Canada viewers watching on
Despite tight, seven game series, the lack of Canadian teams in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continues to leave Rogers Media singing the Blues. Take a look at Sunday’s overnight estimates. An afternoon game between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars drew an estimated 331,000 hockey fans to Sportsnet National.
Not sure what was darker this past weekend: that Game of Thrones episode or where the Stanley Cup playoff ratings are heading. Sunday, CBC’s second round, afternoon game between the Carolina Panthers and the New York Islanders drew 312,000 overnight, estimated A2+ viewers nationally. Add the 392,000 viewers who watched the same game on Sportsnet