There were no fans in the stands but there were plenty waiting to watch at home. Tuesday night’s COVID-19 delayed, NHL pre-season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens drew an overnight, estimated 845,000 viewers on Sportsnet One plus another 460,000 on Sportsnet national for a total of just over 1.3 million
A quick look at the June 1 to June 7 Canada TV Top-30 finds that, when it comes to broadcast, Canadians are now watching newscasts or nothing. The Numeris Totals list, which ranks programs in English Canada and includes, “total,” Live+7 data, shows the supper hour CTV Evening News as the national’s most-watched program with
Only eight shows cracked a million viewers in the latest Numeris list of Top-30 draws in English Canada television totals. The May 25-31 tally had The CTV Evening News as English Canada’s No. 1 show, avraging 1,742,000 viewers Monday to Friday. It was one of eight newscasts to make the list as the murder of
With apologies to the Bard, dis-content — or lack of content — is a plaque upon all our houses heading into the summer season. On Wednesday, CBC is hosting a virtual upfront press conference. We’ll learn a little more about the few new shows they’re adding to their schedule, and the shows that are returning.
Isolating in home, Canadians are turning more and more to television to get them through this unchartered era. The March 30 to April 5 Numeris list of Top 30 programs in English Canada shows that the season finale of the import medical drama The Good Doctor soared over three million viewers on CTV. (The 2+
More Canadians are turning back live as Schitt’s Creek heads towards its final episode next Tuesday night. The six-year-old sitcom drew 640,000 this Tuesday in overnight estimates. This series does extremely well in Live+7 totals, so that live head start may be enough to vault it over the million mark once the Numeris Top-30 totals
By now, almost everybody in Canada should be isolating at home by now. How has that affected TV ratings? The assumption would be that, during the current pandemic, news channel numbers must be up year-to-year. In addition, with every major sports leagues sitting out the COVID-19 virus, TSN and Sportsnet channel ratings must be way
CTV’s new Wednesday night medical drama Transplant opened to rave reviews. How did it do in the ratings? Not bad if you accept that 800,000 is the new million in Canadian overnights. The new Montreal-based production premiered to an overnight, estimated 907,000 viewers Wednesday behind Top-10 hit The Masked Singer (1,270,000). In comparison, Global’s medical