Well, we got through another month. Hell, these guys were in isolation for six seasons. Here’s how to get through the next 30 days: Wednesday, April 1 Diggstown (CBC) Season and, judging by the ratings, likely series finale. Big Brother Canada (Global). Due to COVID-19, this eighth edition of the ultimate isolation reality show is
A show about social isolation has just been isolated out of busienss. Lets face it: Big Brother Canada already smacks of Spring Break. While fans love it, it isn’t exactly an essential service. Speculation was bulding that Global’s popular three-episodes-a-week reality show was about to be shut down mid season when official word came Tuesday:
With regular sports programming out of the mix, one of television’s longest-running reality shows — along with COVID-19 coverage — seem to be getting a ratings boost. Here’s a look at Wednesday and Thursday overnights in English Canada: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 Global’s big night was topped by 20-year wonder Survivor playing to 1,843,000 according to
More and more Canadians are sticking close to home as they observe self-isolation during this pandemic. Has that led to a spike in TV ratings? A quick look at three days of overnight estimates shows that news viewership has jumped higher so far. Let’s start with last Sunday, March 15: CBC’s The National drew 640,000
Survivor — a.k.a. the Boston Rob Show — just keeps on thriving. Wednesday night, the 20-year-old CBS reality import scored an overnight, estimated 1,701,000 viewers on Global to take show of the night honours. It’s been the second or third most-watched show in English Canada in the last few Live+7 Top 30 Numeris rankings, too,
SUNDAY, MARCH 1 Dispatches From Elsewhere (AMC). Jason Segel was freaking everybody out at the January TCA press tour. All this talk about moving out of Los Angeles for five years while he sorted himself out. The former How I Met Your Mother player is back with an anthology series about four strangers (played by
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.