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
Here’s a royal how-do-you-do: Canadians, proportionally, were more into Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetrime Special than viewers were in the U.S. A total Canadian English audience of 3,206,000 watched the two hour special Sunday March 7 on Global according to Numeris. That made the special by far the No. 1 show of
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
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.
“Now gosh golly bingo Tretiak’s out counting the crowd we’ve got a hockey game!’ Way back last century when Bullock & Brioux were known over several streets in Etobicoke, this is what Pat Bullock would say to start off his Howie Meeker impersonation. There’s always a phrase impressionists use to find a voice. Look up