Canada's Got Talent


A couple of Mondays ago, CTV launched Battle of the Generations. Billed as a “nostalgia-packed quiz show,” it features four contestants per episode, each representing a particular generation: Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial or Gen Z. Basically it is Trivial Pursuit for the whole family, from the kids to the grandparents. Therein lies the appeal:

People come to Canada’s Got Talent by air, by car – and some even by pogo stick. Especially if they are members of the Xpogo Stunt Team, the first act featured Tuesday on this season’s third episode of the Citytv series. “I never thought I would say these words,” said Lilly Singh after the trio

As mentioned here a week ago, reporting ratings in Canada has become a bit like citing COVID statistics. They’re out there, they’re just not reported anymore. The good news for the return of Canada’s Got Talent for a second season is that the audience for the Howie Mandel anchored reality show grew in week 2