More Canadians are turning back live as Schitt’s Creek heads towards its final episode next Tuesday night. The six-year-old sitcom drew 640,000 this Tuesday in overnight estimates. This series does extremely well in Live+7 totals, so that live head start may be enough to vault it over the million mark once the Numeris Top-30 totals
Despite plenty of advance hype about this being Schitt’s Creek‘s sixth and final season, the CBC comedy returned to 450,000 overnight, estimated viewers Tuesday night. Another CBC sitcom getting plenty of acclaim and attention from south of the border of late, Kim’s Convenience, returned for a fourth season to 517,000. Both shows traditionally do very
CTV enjoyed a decade of dominance in the English Canada weekly ratings race with their CBS import The Big Bang Theory — the tentpole that always stood tallest. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to assume that, without the Chuck Lorre sitcom, that dominance was in peril. The evidence is in with the release Tuesday
Heading into the first week of October and the Monday-Tuesday overnight estimate ratings races are beginning to tighten. MONDAY SEPT. 30 CBC’s duo of Murdoch Mysteries (845,000) and Frankie Drake Mysteries (459) are deceptive. Murdoch swelled over the million mark and Frankie grew past the 800,000 mark once the Live+7 totals were factored in from
It’s just days into the new season, but early indications show Tuesday will continue to be a strong night for Global. The Corus network stuck with a solid schedule from the season before, with cops and docs keeping a mainly older-skewing audience entertained. The overnight estimate from this Tuesday of premiere week saw Global move
This has been the most muted upfront TV season I can remember. That impression may, admittedly, be due to the fact that I’ve seen a lot of them, but also I think it is because all the action and excitement and, frankly, a great deal of the audience, has shifted over to the streaming side.
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,