CBC has been in the news a lot lately, and not always for the right reasons. There was the whole Don Cherry dismissal, and this week the cancelation of three-year-old series Anne with an E. I had over 100 “ok boomer” tweets Wednesday from young fans of the series just for pointing out that Anne’s
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
Not that it was ever in doubt, but you can bank on Jann Arden. As reported here over a week ago, the CTV comedy Jann opened to an overnight, estimated 768,000 viewers across Canada on Wednesday, March 20. CTV bumped that up to 1.4 million viewers if you combine those who watched it live and
CTV’s new sitcom Jann launched Wednesday to 768,000 overnight estimated viewers across Canada. That’s a pretty decent score nowadays for a homegrown series with no simulcast support. Streaming and PVR data should easily send the Live+7 totals to 900,000+. The rest of CTV’s Wednesday night went like this: The Goldbergs at 8 p.m. (525,000) followed
School has been out for many in Canada this week, sending some viewers south. Have the ratings gone with them? As reported here earlier, Monday saw a slight dip in Week Two for CBC’s new Street Legal in the old, “overnight estimates” measurement (341,000). Elsewhere on the night was all imports save for sports specialty,
CBC’s second female-driven law series premiere of the week didn’t get the verdict it was hoping for. Diggstown bowed to 338,000 estimated, overnight viewers Wednesday, slightly less than Street Legal‘s Monday estimate of 376,000. Keep in mind both numbers could jump by a third or higher once the Live+7 total data is tallied by Numeris.
I didn’t expect to dig Diggstown as much as I do, but I do. The story takes place in North Preston, Nova Scotia, billed as Canada’s Largest Black Community. At the centre stands Marcia Diggs (Vinessa Antoine, above left with Karen LeBlanc), a rising star, big city, corporate lawyer who – for reasons unclear in