Murdoch Mysteries returns tonight for a 15th season — not bad for a series cancelled 10 seasons ago. Citytv felt there was no mysteries left to solve when they announced that they were ditching the series after five seasons in 2011. CBC swooped in immediately and cut a deal with production company Shaftesbury to extend
Two of the oldest prime time shows on televison — Grey’s Anatomy and NCIS — stood atop the Numeris list of the Top 30 TV shows watched in Canada the week of March 15 to 21. Grey‘s began as a mid-season replacement on ABC in 2005. NCIS premiered in 2003 on CBS and was spun
Here’s how far award show coverage has slid in terms of interest in Canada in 2021: The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards did not make the Top-10. The CBS special, seen in Canada on Citytv, finished in 15th spot in the March 8 – 14 weekly Numeris tally, drawing a Live+7 total audience of 1,111,000 viewers
Here’s a royal how-do-you-do: Canadians, proportionally, were more into Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetrime Special than viewers were in the U.S. A total Canadian English audience of 3,206,000 watched the two hour special Sunday March 7 on Global according to Numeris. That made the special by far the No. 1 show of
You wonder how much longer broadcast networks are going to keep carrying The Golden Globes and other award shows. Until recently, award shows have been a guaranteed win atop a weekly ratings chart. The 2021 Globes, however, barely beat out an episode of Young Sheldon for fifth place in the Numeris tally of the Feb.
You never read stories about them. They’re rarely trending on social media. Still, two million (mostly older) Canadians a week are still watching hour-long dramas or half-hour sitcom imports on old-fashioned broadcast television stations. The Good Doctor wins most week’s CTV simulcasts a new episode of the series. The fact 9-1-1 and 9-1-1: Lonestar land
No surprise Wednesday with the release of the latest Numeris Top 30 of the week in English Canada: CTV’s coverage of Super Bowl LV stands well out in front of the pack. CTV’s Total share of the Super Bowl viewing in terms of average minute audience was close to 7.8 million viewers. TSN alone accounted
I’m old enough to remember George Armstrong firing the final goal ever scored during the so-called “Original Six” NHL era. It was into an empty net, and it clinched a 3-1 victory for the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Montreal Canadiens. The year was 1967 and Toronto won their fourth Stanley Cup of that decade.