On Tuesday, I posted a ratings report pertaining to last Saturday’s Hockey Night in Canada telecast. I’ve been challenged on some of the data, so, with an assist from the Sportsnet numbers crunchers, I’m taking another run at them here. Reporting on HNiC ratings is a bit tricky as the audience can be seen as
Final ratings across English Canada for the week of September 16 to 22 show the quiet before the full brunt of the new fall season launches. The most watched show of the week was The 71st Emmy Awards on CTV, drawing a Live+7 2+ average minute audience of 1,823,000 according to Numeris. That aired on
CBC did the smart thing once again by getting their new fall offerings out in front of the import onslaught due this coming week. That being said, on the main CBC network at least, there was a fairly tepid response so far against less-than-formidable competition. Keep in mind, of course, that all of these shows
The Amazing Race Canada continues to dominate the summer TV scene in English Canada. Tuesday’s release of the July 15 to 21st national Live+7 data shows The Amazing Race Canada on top for the third straight week with 1,885,000 viewers. In second spot is the weekly average for The CTV Evening News, which sits more
The Amazing Race Canada returned Tuesday night on CTV, and, for the first time, a former team was among the field of ten. Jet and Dave, who made it to the final four in the very first edition of the Insight reality series, were the first team eliminated in Season Seven. The two had been
With two of the three Canadian teams already eliminated from the Stanley Cup competition, Rogers Media is all in on the Toronto Maple Leafs finally getting past their round 1 rivals, the Boston Bruins. The two teams face off with a seventh and deciding game Tuesday night in Boston at the TD Gardens. As in
Holy Schitt’s! Perhaps no other series in Canada demonstrates how times have changed in the eyeball counting business than Schitt’s Creek. Acclaimed in both Canada and the United States, the five-year-old comedy could likely not survive on live viewing alone given the low overnight estimates it has charted this season. Take last week for example.
The month of March will bring several new Canadian TV shows to viewers, including the return of the decades old CBC drama Street Legal and the launch of new CTV sitcom Jann starring Jann Arden. The PR push for both these shows has already begun. Will audiences respond? If recent ratings are any indication, industry