When does Howie Mandel sleep? The 62-year-old comedian just came off his first Just for Laughs comedy festival as part of the new ownership consortium. Besides performing at his own gala, he was, as he put it, representing “white guys” at the annual comedy awards on Saturday. The awards featured a a tremendously diverse group
Is this the summer when Peak TV finally peaks in Canada? There was only one scripted series in the Canada Top-10 the week of July 31 – Aug. 6: the final episode of Saving Hope at No. 9 with 1,130,000 total viewers according to Numeris. The entire national Top-10 went like this: The Amazing Race Canada
Another slow summer week in Canada, ratings-wise. Here’s a quick look at Aug. 4-10 according to overnight estimates: MONDAY The big news this week was that CTV has announced it is shutting down The Listener after five seasons and 65 episodes. The show they couldn’t kill with a stick is finally getting whacked but there seems
Welcome to summer, folks. There are more mosquito bites on the average Canadian’s leg than there are people watching TV shows in Canada. I give you the week of July 28 – Aug. 3. Keep in mind these are overnight estimates, data that is increasingly becoming just part of the picture–although generally still about 80%
Summer’s here and the ratings are melting. This week’s BRIOUX.TV index looks at new shows, sports and a few repeat spikes, as well as some election debate coverage. All numbers overnight estimates: MONDAY Masterchef heated up CTV’s night with 1,707,000 overnight, estimated viewers. The Listener followed with 779,000 and then Mistresses premiered on CTV to
When cooking shows, Big Brother (right) and Big Bang repeats top the ratings across Canada, it can only mean one thing—it’s summer. Even those shows failed to crack the two million mark. Viewers continue to sit out this summer season, with network ratings down double digits on Canadian and U.S.broadcast networks. With viewers taking a break,
Kunal Nayyar thanks you for watching Big Bang How hot was it? At just over two million viewers, a repeat of The Big Bang Theory topped the ratings in Canadathe week of July 2-8. Otherwise, viewers have been out frolicking in the sun. The only TV audience that seems to be growing is for baseball.
It’s happened. The most-watched TV show of the week in all of Canadais a soccer game (Sunday’s UEFA England/Italy tilt). Somewhere, Don Cherry weeps. Beyond TSN’s Euro 2012 coverage, the NHL Awards were still a decent draw on CBC. Summer doldrums have set in, however, and despite strong showings by domestic dramas The Listener, Saving