Fire up the Tiki torch and pass the Doritos: Survivor keeps winning Canada’s weekly TV ratings race. The long-running CBS import was the most-watched show in Canada the week of May 2-8, drawing 1,544,000 viewers on Global. Furthermore, the castaway competition series has ranked No. 1, according to Numeris, five of the past six weeks.
Hockey superstars aside, who is the most-talented Canadian? Viewers will find out Tuesday night, live, on Citytv as a champion is crowned on Canada’s Got Talent. Eight finalists will compete before the full judges panel on Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh, Trish Stratus and Kardinal Offishall as well as the man himself, America’s Got Talent head
For the fifth week this season, Survivor was the most-watched show on broadcast TV in all of English Canada. It narrowly edged out 9-1-1 on Global and The Rookie on CTV for top spot among viewers 2+ in Live+7 totals on Numeris’ April 25-May 1 Top-30. There were few surprises among that week’s Top-10 in
It was crunch time this week on Canada’s Got Talent as the audition round came to an end. A total of 18 acts from across Canada made it through to the semi-final round, with an eventual grand prize of $150,000 at stake, as well as a shot at performing in Las Vegas. Tuesday’s sixth episode
While the Top-30 most-watched TV shows in English Canada had a familiar look to it April 11-17, there are a few trends to note. For example: Numeris’ weekly estimate of Canadian viewers ages two-plus tends to skew closer to 72-plus. For one thing, there are more Canadians ages 70 and up than there are Canadians
Every week on Canada’s Got Talent, there is a contestant or a group that so impresses one of the judges that they are compelled to slam down on that Golden Buzzer. This week it was Kardinal Offishall’s turn to send somebody directly on to the semi-final round… Read the rest of my recap of Episode
While Global’s Survivor topped the Top-30 chart for the second week in a row, it was the Toronto Blue Jays who charged back before viewers to start a promising new baseball season. The teams’ opening ceremonies on April 8 drew 1,313,000 fans on Sportsnet National, landing at No. 6 for the week of April 4-10.
One of the things that sets Canada’s Got Talent apart from other audition-style TV shows is that it’s not just about singing. Sure, you hear some exceptional voices, in a variety of genres and acts from all across the country, but you also discover that a great gymnastic routine, a stand-up comedy routine or even a spin