Medical/Cop first responder drama imports — aka “same old crap” — continue to dominate the English Canadian Top-30 TV shows list according to ratings gatherer Numeris. Here are the March 29 to April 4 Top 10, with a tie in the 10th spot: The Good Doctor (CTV) Mon 2,138,000 Grey’s Anatomy (CTV) Thurs 1,969,000 The
Here’s how far award show coverage has slid in terms of interest in Canada in 2021: The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards did not make the Top-10. The CBS special, seen in Canada on Citytv, finished in 15th spot in the March 8 – 14 weekly Numeris tally, drawing a Live+7 total audience of 1,111,000 viewers
You wonder how much longer broadcast networks are going to keep carrying The Golden Globes and other award shows. Until recently, award shows have been a guaranteed win atop a weekly ratings chart. The 2021 Globes, however, barely beat out an episode of Young Sheldon for fifth place in the Numeris tally of the Feb.
You never read stories about them. They’re rarely trending on social media. Still, two million (mostly older) Canadians a week are still watching hour-long dramas or half-hour sitcom imports on old-fashioned broadcast television stations. The Good Doctor wins most week’s CTV simulcasts a new episode of the series. The fact 9-1-1 and 9-1-1: Lonestar land
The latest Numeris Top 30 list of English Canadian TV viewership is interesting for how uninteresting it is. The week in question is January 18 – January 24, 2021. A lot was going on that week, including the inaugeration of US president Joe Biden. Coverage of that event knocked a lot of shows that would
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.
I took a chance and emailed Mike Cosentino late Tuesday night after hearing he was out as president, content and programming, at Bell Media. The following reply bounced back immediately: “Hello and thank you for your email. Please be advised that Michael Cosentino is no longer with the company. Please re-direct any inquiries to Justin
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