With a week to go before Christmas, the traditional broadcast ratings took their annual dip. Out of the mix for December 13-19 were power imports such as 9-1-1, CSI: Vegas and The Good Doctor. Instead, nine newscasts and two news magazines, 60 Minutes on Global (711,000 viewers) and W5 on CTV (600,000) cracked the Numeris
The 2021 Grey Cup was the show of the week across Canada with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the 108th CFL championship. In an era of declining broadcast numbers, the Canadian football season ender came back strong after two seasons on the sidelines dues to the COVID pandemic. Imported crime and
HIstory was made on Survivor Wednesday night as Erika Casupanan bcame the first Canadian winner. Originally from Niagara Falls, Ont., the 32-year-old former Communications manager took the million-dollar (US) top prize. She’s the first Canadian ever as well as the first female player in the last seven editions. Twelve of the past 15 winners have
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.
According to Numeris, the beautifully photographed, two-hour informercial for Adele’s new album “30” topped the Top-30 list of the most-watched shows in Canada for November 8-14. Adele One Night Only was the only TV show to top the two million total viewer mark that same week in Canada. Four of the Top-5 most-watched shows in
The Good Doctor was back on top of the Canadian Top-30 among viewers in English Canada. That’s how Numeris saw the race between conventional broadcasters the week of November 1 to 7. In francaphone Quebec, however, District 31 continues to draw almost as many viewers. The series averaged 1,762,000 over four days of viewing just
Global’s PR department finally dropped the release I’ve been anticipating for weeks now — the “We’re kicking ass” release. “Global jumpstarts the 2021-22 TV season — scoring number one’s across the board,” it begins. The Corus Entertainment network declared itself the home of the No. 1 new and overall series,” CSI: Vegas, the No. 1