My Television Critics Association pal Alan Sepinwall is the main voice behind the latest list of the Best TV shows of all-time as compiled by Rolling Stone magazine. Before he became Rolling Stone’s TV critic, Alan used to work for the New Jersey Star-Ledger. That’s the same newspaper that was always thrown at the bottom
After being parked two years as it waited out the pandemic, The Amazing Race Canada roared back as Canada’s most-watched summer series on broadcast network television. According to Numeris’ Live+7 tally of the Season 8 premiere, close to 1.7 million Canadians got back into the Race. That was close to a half a million more
Anybody else surprised to learn that American Ninja Warrior has been on NBC for 14 seasons? That’s a lot of warriors, although goodness knows there is a lot of pent-up warrior-ing going on in North America and the rest of the world these days. The stunt show, simulcast on CTV, climbed to No. 8 in
Add the total audience watching two Stanley Cup final round games on Sportsnet National and on CBC; average them out and you get a little over 1.7 million hockey fans — the biggest Live+7 total 2+ audience in Canada the week of June 13-19 according to Numeris. Jeopardy! continues to draw, ranking eighth and 13th
Geez, summer, eh? If you’re not streaming Prime Video’s new Canadian comedy original The Lake you’ve probably been outdoors and in one. If you’re still watching conventional network television, however, you’ve been watching two things: news and sports. CTV, for example, had three newscasts in the Top 10 June 6 to 12 led by top-rated
The the arrival of June and the end of the official TV season, ratings take their annual summer nap. With big imports such as Survivor and The Good Doctor resting until Fall, only three shows in English Canada cracked the million viewer mark the week of May 30-June 5 according to Numeris. Number One was
Fire up the Tiki torch and pass the Doritos: Survivor keeps winning Canada’s weekly TV ratings race. The long-running CBS import was the most-watched show in Canada the week of May 2-8, drawing 1,544,000 viewers on Global. Furthermore, the castaway competition series has ranked No. 1, according to Numeris, five of the past six weeks.
For the fifth week this season, Survivor was the most-watched show on broadcast TV in all of English Canada. It narrowly edged out 9-1-1 on Global and The Rookie on CTV for top spot among viewers 2+ in Live+7 totals on Numeris’ April 25-May 1 Top-30. There were few surprises among that week’s Top-10 in