CBC could have called Wednesday’s virtual 2022-2023 presentation, This Upfront Has 27 Minutes. Hosted by Andrew Phung from Run the Burbs and Kim’s Convenience (above), the public broadcaster’s sizzle reel was heavy on clips and light on talking heads. Phung promised “thrills and chills” and then gave way to the networks’ Executive Vice President, Barbara
While the Top-30 most-watched TV shows in English Canada had a familiar look to it April 11-17, there are a few trends to note. For example: Numeris’ weekly estimate of Canadian viewers ages two-plus tends to skew closer to 72-plus. For one thing, there are more Canadians ages 70 and up than there are Canadians
While Global’s Survivor topped the Top-30 chart for the second week in a row, it was the Toronto Blue Jays who charged back before viewers to start a promising new baseball season. The teams’ opening ceremonies on April 8 drew 1,313,000 fans on Sportsnet National, landing at No. 6 for the week of April 4-10.
There were three questions heading into the week of March 21-27 in terms of the Numeris’s tally of the Canadian Top-30 total results: how would the Oscars do? Where would the debut of Canada’s Got Talent land? Will Big Brother Canada chart? The answers are all positive for the 94th Annual Academy Awards. The three-hour,
More of the same as the usual imported and simulcast procedurals topped the March 14-20 list of most-watched shows across English Canada as tracked by Numeris. Last season’s No. 1 drama The Good Doctor bobbed back to the top of the list, edging out a strong showing by Survivor, No. 2 nationally but No. 1
My late mother-in-law Teresa used to have many colourful expressions. One was, “Busy as a dog licking two pots.” This pretty much describes TV showrunner Peter Mitchell this past year. The veteran writer/executive producer has overseen CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries for over a decade and last year took on the added assignment of overseeing Hudson &
CBC’s coverage of the Beijing Winter Olympics fell short of the Top-10 podium in English Canada the week the Games began. The public network’s primetime re-broadcast of the opening ceremonies on Friday, Feb. 4 drew an average minute audience of 970,000 total 2+ viewers according to Numeris for a 14th place finish. The next highest
On January 30th, more than two million Canadian viewers watched Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs go down to defeat at the hands of the Super Bowl bound Cincinnati Bengals. The NFL playoff game topped all other shows in English Canada the week of Jan. 24 to 30. Here is how the Top-10 performed