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
Brian Williams had a front seat to many of the greatest sports moments of the past half century. At 75, after starting at CHUM Radio in Toronto, moving on to CBLT and CBC and then the last 15 or so years at CTV Sports and TSN, he decided that now was the time to retire.
TSN scored a touchdown with Sunday’s Grey Cup coverage, with an overnight, estimated average audience of 5,478,000 viewers.That’s a record for Cup coverage on TSN. The 2009 Grey Cup thriller swelled to over 5 million viewers on TSN, but that was back when the Portable People Meters were first introduced. Those “ratings ‘roids,” as I
Unlike the Stanley Cup, the Grey Cup hasall the names of all the teams from everyyear inscribed on those silver plates Will Sunday’s 100th Grey Cup be the most-watched CFL championship broadcast ever? The game, which begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN, will have to surpass the 5 million-plus total TSN fetched for their
November has been a travel blur. I’ve been criss-crossing Canada like Justin Trudeau, checking out new TV production sets in Vancouver and Halifax.CHML’s Scott Thompson tracked me down at Vancouver’s Fairmont Hotel for our weekly radio chat. The Vancouver landmark offers patrons something I’ve never seen before–dogs you can borrow to take for a walk.