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.
The World Junior Hockey Championships did not end up the way many Canadians had hoped, but they still found a big TV audience. The final two games of the tournament drew an average minute audience of over three million Canadians on TSN and other Bell channels. The United States defeated Canada in the WJC final.
U.S. Thanksgiving generally triggers a rush of holiday programming the last week of November. Viewers were clearly ready for it after a not-so-festive year. Even in Canada, Christmas movies in November rose near the top of the TV ratings. Not the very top. The Good Doctor was back in the No. 1 position on the
This year, November is really September. All those network favourites postponed due to COVID and delayed due to strict safety protocols are finally back this month. We’re talking just about everything scripted: NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy, Blacklist, FBI, Chicago Fire, Law & Order: SVU and even sitcoms such as Young Sheldon and Mom and Canadian shows
As the clipboard above indicates, Keshia Chanté guest stars tonight on the comedy JANN. “Last Straws,” the second episode of Season Two, airs at 8/7c on CTV. She plays a young, up-and-coming pop star who runs into Jann Arden’s character at a charity event. “She’s so brilliant,” says Arden, who raves about the singer this
I wondered if any of the Canadian networks would dare use phrases such as “the most coveted new series of the season” to hype their September schedules. After all, thanks to COVID-19, this is a year with a record low number of American rookies to cherry pick. There weren’t even pilots to watch. It’s like