Bob Saget was no Sidney Poitier. He didn’t win an Oscar and was no Civil rights icon. As an actor and as a human rights advocate, he was not in the same league as Mr. “To Sir with Love.” He was just a dad on TV and in real life, a Funniest Home Video host
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 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.
For the third week in a row, viewers in English Canada made 9-1-1 their favourite TV series of the week. The imported first responder drama drew 1,865,000 viewers to top the list of 30 most-watched shows October 11-17 among total viewers according to Numeris. It was followed by three other usual suspects imported by Global:
Total ratings results for the week of September 20 to 26 are in and there are several surprises. The Canadian Federal election was held the Monday of that week and as reported here earlier, CBC’s main broadcast network plus the same coverage as seen on CBC News Channel emerged with the most-watched coverage. From 9
The Fox Network — now part of the Disney media empire — plans to add just three new shows this fall. They are: The Big Leap is a feel-good drama focusing on a diverse group of down-on-their luck characters who risk it all in a reality show dance competition. The whole thing builds to a
When was the last time you heard anyone you know say, “Hey, did you catch The Rookie last night?” “Oh, sure — the No. 1 show in Canada,” answered no one ever. Yet it was the week of April 26 – May 2 in English Canada, according to the latest Numeris Top-30. The entire Top-10
Canadian coverage of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards bombed ratings-wise about as badly as it did in the U.S. while still clinging to the most-watched spot for the week. That’s according to Numeris’ Top-30 tally for April 19-25. The Oscars in Canada drew 2,258,000 total 2+, Live+7 viewers April 25, almost twice the audience, proportionally,