For the second week in a row, mid-season entry 9-1-1-: Lone Star sits atop the Numeris Top-30 of all shows watched in English Canada. Canadians, it seems, can’t get enough Rob Lowe. Here is the English Canada National tally for January 10-16 (all data average-minute-audience, ages 2+, compiled and estimated over seven days): 9-1-1: Lone
After a challenging fall, CBC needed a little good ratings news heading into the New Year. They got it with the launch of Son of a Critch. The St. John’s based comedy is a major success story to start the year for the public broadcaster. On January 4, it opened to 941,000 total confirmed 2+
For the second week in a row, the french language, Quebec version of The Masked Singer, Chanteurs masqués, was the most-watchd TV show in all of Canada. With 1,978,000 viewers ages two-and-up watching the season finale on TVA in Quebec alone, it outdrew everything in English Canada November 22-28 in total, Live+7 viewing, according to
The week before American Thanksgiving saw several US imports dominate Numeris’ weekly Top-30 list in English Canada, including the first responder drama 9-1-1. In francaphone Quebec, however, one show drew more viewers than any other show the same week all across Canada. That was Chanteurs masqués, the french language, made-in-Montreal version of The Masked Singer.
NOTE: This story has been corrected below to clarify that the decline in Canadian ratings is true for all broadcast networks, not just CBC. How tough has it been for new broadcast network shows to crack through the clutter this fall? Tougher, so far this season, than trying to root for The Toronto Maple Leafs.
It used to be that a Sunday night Emmy Awards broadcast would easily top the weekly ratings in the US and Canada. Numeris’ most recent Live+7 Totals, however, show that, for the week of Sept. 13-19, CTV’s simulcast of the Emmys drew 1,249,000, landing in third spot for the week. Both the CTV Evening News
Here’s another reason to curse that same-result federal election: last Monday’s vote came the week after the 15th season return of CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries. With the election falling last Monday, it delayed the second half of the two-part premiere 14 days until tonight. Fans who can think two weeks back will recall that all hell
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