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Sunday’s Game Six of the Stanley Cup finals shows that there are still some Canadians watching hockey this spring — just not as many as are watching basketball. The Boston Bruins victory over the St. Louis Blues Sunday to force a seventh and deciding game drew 1,332,000 viewers on CBC, 1,079,000 on Sportsnet National and

For the first time ever, the weekly list of English Canada’s most-watched TV shows is topped by a basketball game. The sixth and deciding 3rd round playoff game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks drew 2,572,000 total 2+ Sportsnet National viewers according to Numeris’ average minute audience data. The May 25th game also

UPDATED WITH MONDAY NIGHT NUMBERS: What is the bigger draw so far this month of June in Canada: hockey or basketball? It’s not even close. Monday’s fourth game of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues drew an overnight, estimated, average minute audience of 1,198,000 viewers on CBC plus

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”