With regular sports programming out of the mix, one of television’s longest-running reality shows — along with COVID-19 coverage — seem to be getting a ratings boost. Here’s a look at Wednesday and Thursday overnights in English Canada: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 Global’s big night was topped by 20-year wonder Survivor playing to 1,843,000 according to
Survivor — a.k.a. the Boston Rob Show — just keeps on thriving. Wednesday night, the 20-year-old CBS reality import scored an overnight, estimated 1,701,000 viewers on Global to take show of the night honours. It’s been the second or third most-watched show in English Canada in the last few Live+7 Top 30 Numeris rankings, too,
Sunday night’s Super Bowl LIV broadcast drew an overnight, estimated 7,837,000 viewers on CTV and TSN, up 81 per cent over last year’s overnight audience according to Numeris data released Monday. Factor in the French language audience watching the game on RDS and a grand total of 9.5 million viewers across Canada watched the game.
Wednesday night, Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel go back Live in Front of a Studio Audience. The 97-year-old television showrunning legend and the ABC late night talk show host return with a second live special. This time they will again re-stage a brand new presentation of a script from Lear’s pivitol ’70s sitcom, All in
Fire up the tiki torch and pass the Doritos: Survivor beat The Masked Singer head-to-head in premiere week overnights in Canada. The 39th season, called Survivor: Island of the Idols and featuring past winners “Boston” Rob Mariano and Sandra Diaz-Twine, drew an overnight, estimated 1,497,000 viewers over its 90-minute season premiere. Global followed that up
Last June at the Bell Upfront in Toronto, CTV’s acquisition of Fox’s The Masked Singer was spun to the thirsty ad buyers in the Meridian Hall (formerly Sony Centre) as the pick up of the year. If this was true there would be masked dancers, comedians, surgeons, detectives and especially bachelors on American network schedules
The key graphic from CTV’s 93-minute upfront stage presentation Thursday at the Sony was a variation on a trick chief show fetcher Mike Costentio has used before: a giant chart showing the Top 50 highest-rated single episodes over the past 12 months. It shows that The Big Bang Theory occupied 24 of those 50 spots,
Not sure if you got the heads-up, but The Launch returns for a second season tonight, Wednesday, January 30, on CTV. If you’ve been watching the private network at all over the past two months, you might have seen one of eleventy-billion promos for the find-a-hit-song series. At the same time, Bell Media, CTV’s corporate