CTV’s new comedy Jann, starring Jann Arden, nosed down in Week Three with an overnight, estimated 441,000 viewers. While the Calgary based series showed from the start it has mighty PVR pull, if you’re CTV, you’re still going to want to see that overnight stay above 400,000 in Week Four (next Wednesday at 8:30 pm
If it is still true that most new shows tend to find their audience level in Week Four — and who the hell knows anymore? — then Monday was a bad night for CBC’s rebooted drama from the ’90s. Street Legal, starring Cynthia Dale (above right with Julia Tomasone), sunk to a new low Monday
On Monday, Week Two of CBC’s retro drama Street Legal (starring Yvonne Chapman, Steve Lund and Cara Ricketts, above) drew an overnight, estimated audience of 341,000 viewers, down slightly from 375,000 the week before. The drop was expected for several reasons: historically, most new shows lose up to 20 per cent of their audience in
The Super Bowl remains — by far — the biggest draw on television. But will Sunday’s Super Bowl LIII arrest the ratings slide that has occurred the past few years? And will Canadians still be able to watch the U.S. feed (this year on CBS) and, therefore, all those big-budget American Super Bowl commercials? Here’s
Last week (Oct. 1-7), the new TV season came smack up against one of the busiest times of the year in sports (start of hockey, baseball playoffs, college and NFL football). The Kavanaugh hearings south of the border also seemed to distract Canadian eyeballs. Here’s a look at the start of last week in terms
UPDATED AND CORRECTED TUESDAY: I was a bit fast reporting a jump in Bell Media’s Super Bowl LII numbers. During the game itself, when Canadians could choose between the American feed and the Canadian feed, the English Canada total was 4,451,000 viewers — down slightly from the 4,488,000 who watched in 2017. Broken down, more people watch on the
UPDATED WITH CORRECTED OVERNIGHT TOTALS: The overnight, estimated tally for Bell Media’s share of the Super Bowl audience suggests that up to 40% the Canadian football audience opted to watch the game — and the American ads — on Fox Network border stations. For the game itself –from kickoff at approx. 6:37 p.m. ET to the end
Attention, Nikitaverse: Nikita returns for a third season tonight at 9 p.m. on The CW and CTV TWO. The spy series, starring Maggie Q, is generally off the radar in the Criticverse, but it has its fans and they are loyal.That’s the report back from Dillon Casey who plays ex-Navy SEAL Sean Pierce in the series.