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It figured with Global planning to launch Big Brother Canada that CTV would get into the race. The Amazing Race Canada was officially announced Sunday night on a CTV station break by Phil Keoghan. The series will commence in the summer of 2013, with contestants racing, not around the world as in The Amazing Race, but

CBC and TSN were probably counting on long playoff runs from the mighty Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins. Now Sidney Crosby and the Sedin twins are out of the race for the Stanley Cup, and Southern teams such as Phoenix and Nashville are on to Round Two.With Detroitalso eliminated, and Ottawa do or die to

The puck dropped on the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs and once again hockey dominated the Canadian TV Top-10. Vancouver’s poor start, however, has to be a concern for CBC, which will miss those west coast ratings should Canucks do the unthinkable and bow out early.  The Amazing Race and Survivor were one-two for the week despite

The Big Bang Theoryis such a story in Canada. It tops the prime time ratings every week, Canada’s only show that consistently draws over three million viewers. It is stripped weekdays on CTV, pulling millions more. Comedy milked it again all Easter weekend, and got by far its best run of ratings of the year.

Missing: Ashley Judd’s smile and wrinkles It was March Break across Canadaand a break as well for The Big Bang Theory, allowing other shows to reach the top of the weekly Canadian TV ratings. They included The Amazing Race, Survivor and the new Ashley Judd drama Missing, launching in the Big Bang timeslot. Sifting through

Canadians love shows about nerds who buy comic books Last week in Canadian television saw its share of reruns and mid-season misfires. The Big Bang Theory was Canada’s most-watched show, with usual suspects Survivor, The Amazing Race and Hockey Night in Canada also crashing the Top-5. Canada’s Got Talent stayed strong at City, with Leaf