The great Canadian sports shift has reached the summit. The Toronto Raptors NBA championship run will stand tall atop Canada’s Top 10 TV shows for 2019. For sure the top two spots will be dino-mite numbers: Thursday’s sixth and final game of the NBA finals, with Toronto victorious over Golden State, got the full Bell
Sunday’s Game Six of the Stanley Cup finals shows that there are still some Canadians watching hockey this spring — just not as many as are watching basketball. The Boston Bruins victory over the St. Louis Blues Sunday to force a seventh and deciding game drew 1,332,000 viewers on CBC, 1,079,000 on Sportsnet National and
For the first time ever, the weekly list of English Canada’s most-watched TV shows is topped by a basketball game. The sixth and deciding 3rd round playoff game between the Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks drew 2,572,000 total 2+ Sportsnet National viewers according to Numeris’ average minute audience data. The May 25th game also
UPDATED WITH MONDAY NIGHT NUMBERS: What is the bigger draw so far this month of June in Canada: hockey or basketball? It’s not even close. Monday’s fourth game of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues drew an overnight, estimated, average minute audience of 1,198,000 viewers on CBC plus
Despite tight, seven game series, the lack of Canadian teams in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continues to leave Rogers Media singing the Blues. Take a look at Sunday’s overnight estimates. An afternoon game between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars drew an estimated 331,000 hockey fans to Sportsnet National.
Not sure what was darker this past weekend: that Game of Thrones episode or where the Stanley Cup playoff ratings are heading. Sunday, CBC’s second round, afternoon game between the Carolina Panthers and the New York Islanders drew 312,000 overnight, estimated A2+ viewers nationally. Add the 392,000 viewers who watched the same game on Sportsnet
Thursday marked the start of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and, as suggested here previously, the elimination of all three Canadian teams in the first round has caught Rogers with its head down. Last Monday’s seventh and deciding game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins drew an overnight, estimated