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Once the final total numbers are in, The Amazing Race Canada will have soared past the three million viewer mark for its CTV premiere. Monday’s overnight estimate came in at an average minute audience of 2,986,000. Of those, 1,396,000 were in the A18 – 49 demo.The big gain at 9 p.m. did not help 8

Montreal Gazzette great Terry “Aislin” Mosher Monday’s overnight, estimated audience for CBC’s coverage of the Leafs’ Game Seven heart breaker drew a staggering 5,155,000 viewers. That tops the 4.5M+ who tuned in for Sunday’s Leafs victory over Boston in Game Six and is likely the highest total ever for an opening round playoff tilt.CBC drew

Talk about offside. CBC sweats through a long labour mess, finally gets a half-season of  Hockey Night in Canada revenues back come January, and four big Canadian market teams make the playoffs. Happy days are here again.A week or so into May and Canada’s hockey broadcasters are back on their knees recovering from the latest

The Three Acting Amigos: Pinsent, Gross and Hawco The Republic of Doyle has been under siege all year. Moved to Sundays by budget battered CBC, they’ve had to dodge or battle the Oscars, the Grammys, the Screenies and the Super Bowl, not to mention the Walking Dead. This Sunday, their season finale goes up against

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

Sliced and diced CBC: turning up the heat “What we do with television in the next few decades, and what television does with us, will be one of the four or five chief factors in the shaping of the Canadian mind and soul.” A quote from the Toronto Star’s current “Network” blog? A pronouncement from

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