Doctor Who takes Space to a scary high Looking for numbers? The latest weekly look at the complete primetime picture can be found over at’s “Remote Control” section, jump to it here. Among the leaders across Canada the week of April 18 to 24 are two Stanley Cup round one playoff games involving the victorious Canucks (whew!)

Looking for the numbers? Ratings for the week of April 11 to 17 are over at “The Brioux Report” at; jump to them here. They show the Canucks and the Canadiens are, as you’d expect, the big draws so far in the Stanley Cup playoffs, scoring the top two audiences of the week to

CBC said goodbye to most of its regular series this week with several season (and one series) finales. NHL Stanley Cup playoffs begin April 13 on CBC–without the Leafs.It was the return of a comedy that made the biggest noise this week: The Big Bang Theory. Chuck Lorre`s CBS laffer exploded Thursday, drawing over 3.2 million overnight, estimated viewers. The second highest-rated

Just back off the road this week so bit late on the numbers but here’s what we’ve got: Dancing with the Stars has waltzed back into the picture with a strong opener, bested only by the usual high note from American Idol. Celebrating 40 years, The Juno Awards had its strongest outing ever Sunday backed by

March break is generally an off week for TV networks with many viewers away on family vacations. The usual suspects–American Idol (down to 11 finalists, above), Amazing Race, Survivor and House all topped the two million mark but otherwise viewing levels were generally down . Sad and scary headlines from Japan also swung many viewers back to CBC’s

Idol judge Steven Tyler with the bleep sign Canadian drama did well the week of March 7 to 13, with The Listener and Republic of Doyle both drawing over a million viewers. The Genies conjured up close to half-a-million, and Marketplace had another strong showing. Otherwise a predictable week, with the Wednesday edition of American Idol

CBS says Charlie Sheen is out and he’s never coming back. Does this mean Two and a Half Men is toast? Probably and CTV will miss it. No matter where they played it, on CTV or /A, first run or rerun, it was an automatic audience magnet for eight strong seasons.Maybe Sheen’s next move should be

The Oscars were huge, and Big Bang continues to explode. Here’s the rest of the story for the week of February 21 to 27 in Canada according to 2+ overnight estimates. MONDAYCharlie Sheen’s public meltdown—has it hurt or helped the Two and a Half Men ratings? Last Monday’s rerun drew 1,910,000 CTV viewers, second only