Earlier this month at the Corus Upfront in Toronto, I had the good fortune to meet and interview two of the stars of The Young and the Restless: Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman, left) and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman). Their long-running CBS daytime serial is still one of the most popular shows on Global, ranking
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.
Despite tight, seven game series, the lack of Canadian teams in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continues to leave Rogers Media singing the Blues. Take a look at Sunday’s overnight estimates. An afternoon game between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars drew an estimated 331,000 hockey fans to Sportsnet National.
Had to book myself into a hospital last week — on the set of the upcoming Global medical drama Nurses. The 10-episode first season, from the folks behind Rookie Blue, probably won’t air until the fall or early in 2020. Set in Toronto at a fictional hospital named St. Jude, Nurses is more like Rookie
This Wednesday, CTV’s new sitcom Jann reached 586,000 viewers in overnight estimates. That’s a healthy jump from 441,000 the week before and the show’s second highest overnight outcome yet. So far, Jann has gone 768,000, 526,000, 441,000 and now 586,000. Wednesday’s episode featured Jann Arden’s old pal Rick Mercer as a guest star, plus a
In a quiet week with no new episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, New Amsterdam or The Good Doctor, the Top 30 leader board in English Canada had a very different look. Sitting at No. 1 in the most recent Numeris Live+7 national rankings was 9-1-1. The Fox first responder drama, imported by
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