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It is mid-May, 2020. By now, the major US broadcast networks have usually had their blockbuster upfront presentations in New York. Canadian broadcast execs would be flying down to Los Angeles this week to scoop up shows during the annual “Hollywood Screenings.” Not this week and not this year. The COVID-19 pandemic had shut down

The tribe has spoken: after 20 years and 40 seasons, the No. 1 show in English Canada the week of April 27 to May 3 was Survivor. You can’t kill this series with a Tiki torch. The “Winners at War” edition, set to bow out for the season tomorrow night, drew 2,295,000 A2+, Total viewers

Sunday’s multi-network, multi-platform broadcast of Stronger Together– Tous Ensemble was a tremendous success. Over six million dollars was raised for Food Banks Canada during and right after the broadcast, impressive considering the system kept crashing as viewers tried to tweet in their funds. The all-star special featured appearances from Drake, Justin Bieber, the Schitt’s Creek

A show about social isolation has just been isolated out of busienss. Lets face it: Big Brother Canada already smacks of Spring Break. While fans love it, it isn’t exactly an essential service. Speculation was bulding that Global’s popular three-episodes-a-week reality show was about to be shut down mid season when official word came Tuesday:

Survivor — a.k.a. the Boston Rob Show — just keeps on thriving. Wednesday night, the 20-year-old CBS reality import scored an overnight, estimated 1,701,000 viewers on Global to take show of the night honours. It’s been the second or third most-watched show in English Canada in the last few Live+7 Top 30 Numeris rankings, too,

CTV’s new Wednesday night medical drama Transplant opened to rave reviews. How did it do in the ratings? Not bad if you accept that 800,000 is the new million in Canadian overnights. The new Montreal-based production premiered to an overnight, estimated 907,000 viewers Wednesday behind Top-10 hit The Masked Singer (1,270,000). In comparison, Global’s medical