Last Thursday’s gold medal victory by Canada over Czechia in the World Junior Hockey Championships drew an overnight, estimated 4,189,000 viewers on TSN. That capped a steady growth in viewership for TSN over the course of the Halifax-based tournament. The day before, Canada’s semi-final victory over the USA Juniors was watched by an overnight, estimated
A close game ending in a spectacular winning goal Monday night at the World Junior Hockey Championships drew an estimated, overnight, 2,485,000 viewers. Connor Bedard’s overtime deke lifted Canada over a determined Slovakia club. Canada went on to defeat the USA Wednesday (where ratings were likely even higher) and face Czechia — the team that
Despite an opening round loss to Chechia and some negative Hockey Canada headlines, the World Junior Hockey Championships is still a big draw on TSN. A look at the overnight ratings from December 31 shows that an average minute audience of 1,752,000 (ages 2+) watched the WJC Preliminary game between Canada and Sweden on New
Since it is a week of little consequence, here is a shorter than usual look at the week of Dec 27, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022 according to Numeris. By far across Canada the most-watched show of the week and one of the most-watched of the year was only seen in Quebec: Bye Bye 2021
How much of a hit did TSN take with the cancelation of ther World Junior Hockey Championships? Before everything was shut down due to the outbreak of the COVID Omicron variant, a preliminary round game on Boxing Day was the most-watched draw across Canada the week of December 20-26. Canada’s 6-3 win over Czechia out-performed
The World Junior Hockey Championships did not end up the way many Canadians had hoped, but they still found a big TV audience. The final two games of the tournament drew an average minute audience of over three million Canadians on TSN and other Bell channels. The United States defeated Canada in the WJC final.
The World Junior Hockey Championships dominated ratings across English Canada the week of December 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021. Canada’s win over the Czech Republic on Sat., Jan. 2 drew 2,859,000 viewers on TSN to top the ratings for the week. The averaged total for two preliminary round games involving Canada earlier in the
With Sportsnet coming off a big year thanks more to the Blue Jays exciting playoff run than their pricey NHL deal, TSN needed a deep run from Team Canada at the World Juniors to get back in the sports network ratings game, Unfortunately, the Canadian junior squad got bounced far earlier than most experts would