This has been the most muted upfront TV season I can remember. That impression may, admittedly, be due to the fact that I’ve seen a lot of them, but also I think it is because all the action and excitement and, frankly, a great deal of the audience, has shifted over to the streaming side.
Another week where The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon in reruns opened up room at the top of the most-watched TV programs in English Canada. Here are highlights from the latest Top 30 Totals (Live+7) for the week of April 8-14 (A2+ AMA): At the top of the list as tabulated by Numeris was
Here we are, April 24th, and there are no Canadian teams left in Canada’s biggest TV series: The Stanley Cup playoffs. Rogers saw its biggest draw, the Toronto Maple Leafs, go down in another Game 7, first round loss to the Boston Bruins. Overnight, from now through June, the linear, broadcast audience goes from approaching
On Thursday, The Toronto Maple Leafs faced off against the Boston Bruins in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The much feared (by Leafs fans) matchup resulted in a win for the Buds (4-1) and for Rogers Media. Their broadcast of the game on their CBC Hockey Night in Canada window played to 1,552,000
This Wednesday, CTV’s new sitcom Jann reached 586,000 viewers in overnight estimates. That’s a healthy jump from 441,000 the week before and the show’s second highest overnight outcome yet. So far, Jann has gone 768,000, 526,000, 441,000 and now 586,000. Wednesday’s episode featured Jann Arden’s old pal Rick Mercer as a guest star, plus a
In a quiet week with no new episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, New Amsterdam or The Good Doctor, the Top 30 leader board in English Canada had a very different look. Sitting at No. 1 in the most recent Numeris Live+7 national rankings was 9-1-1. The Fox first responder drama, imported by
Sunday brought the final, televised gala for the Canadian Screen Awards, the annual salute to the film and TV industry. An overnight, estimated 335,000 tuned in across Canada; doubtless more streamed the Screenies. The big story Sunday, however, was opposite on Global where Big Brother Canada drew an estimated 954,000 overnight viewers. That’s not likely