Shatner is arrested for hamming up the season premiere of Rookie Blue Yes, we took last week off. Yes, we’re late this week. What can I say. Summer intern wanted. Canadian TV shows like Rookie Blue and The Listener are back and hockey is still being played—summer must be around the corner. New episodes of
CBC and TSN were probably counting on long playoff runs from the mighty Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins. Now Sidney Crosby and the Sedin twins are out of the race for the Stanley Cup, and Southern teams such as Phoenix and Nashville are on to Round Two.With Detroitalso eliminated, and Ottawa do or die to
The puck dropped on the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs and once again hockey dominated the Canadian TV Top-10. Vancouver’s poor start, however, has to be a concern for CBC, which will miss those west coast ratings should Canucks do the unthinkable and bow out early. The Amazing Race and Survivor were one-two for the week despite
The Big Bang Theoryis such a story in Canada. It tops the prime time ratings every week, Canada’s only show that consistently draws over three million viewers. It is stripped weekdays on CTV, pulling millions more. Comedy milked it again all Easter weekend, and got by far its best run of ratings of the year.
Trudeau takes one to the chin Saturday on Sun News The Big Bang Theory, was back and back on top of the ratings in Canadafor another week. Award shows and reruns also hit the schedules, as did the bizarre political boxing event Sun New Network brought live from OttawaSaturday night. There’s got to be a
Navratilova was a net job on DWTS Again, no new Big Bang Theory, allowing other shows to reach the top of the weekly Canadian TV ratings. But Survivor, NCIS, CSI and The Amazing Race all in the Top-5? Strong showings from American Idol and Dancing with the Stars? What is this, 2006? Sifting through all the
Missing: Ashley Judd’s smile and wrinkles It was March Break across Canadaand a break as well for The Big Bang Theory, allowing other shows to reach the top of the weekly Canadian TV ratings. They included The Amazing Race, Survivor and the new Ashley Judd drama Missing, launching in the Big Bang timeslot. Sifting through
Alert a CBC therapist: Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays went out with a whimper. An overnight, estimated 145,000 caught the season finale Tuesday Dec. 6, below even the low season average for the critically acclaimed comedy.To put that in perspective, 196,000 watched the ‘tween sketch comedy That’s So Weird the same week on YTV–and that’s at 6:30