Despite tight, seven game series, the lack of Canadian teams in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continues to leave Rogers Media singing the Blues. Take a look at Sunday’s overnight estimates. An afternoon game between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars drew an estimated 331,000 hockey fans to Sportsnet National.
Had to book myself into a hospital last week — on the set of the upcoming Global medical drama Nurses. The 10-episode first season, from the folks behind Rookie Blue, probably won’t air until the fall or early in 2020. Set in Toronto at a fictional hospital named St. Jude, Nurses is more like Rookie
This Wednesday, CTV’s new sitcom Jann reached 586,000 viewers in overnight estimates. That’s a healthy jump from 441,000 the week before and the show’s second highest overnight outcome yet. So far, Jann has gone 768,000, 526,000, 441,000 and now 586,000. Wednesday’s episode featured Jann Arden’s old pal Rick Mercer as a guest star, plus a
In a quiet week with no new episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, New Amsterdam or The Good Doctor, the Top 30 leader board in English Canada had a very different look. Sitting at No. 1 in the most recent Numeris Live+7 national rankings was 9-1-1. The Fox first responder drama, imported by
CTV’s new comedy Jann, starring Jann Arden, nosed down in Week Three with an overnight, estimated 441,000 viewers. While the Calgary based series showed from the start it has mighty PVR pull, if you’re CTV, you’re still going to want to see that overnight stay above 400,000 in Week Four (next Wednesday at 8:30 pm
If it is still true that most new shows tend to find their audience level in Week Four — and who the hell knows anymore? — then Monday was a bad night for CBC’s rebooted drama from the ’90s. Street Legal, starring Cynthia Dale (above right with Julia Tomasone), sunk to a new low Monday
The old rule used to be that it took four weeks for a new series to find it’s level. After three weeks, CBC’s reboot of it’s early ’90s law series Street Legal has gone 376,000, 341,000 and, this past Monday, 306,000 in overnight estimates. Will it bounce up in that important fourth week? Monday overall
School has been out for many in Canada this week, sending some viewers south. Have the ratings gone with them? As reported here earlier, Monday saw a slight dip in Week Two for CBC’s new Street Legal in the old, “overnight estimates” measurement (341,000). Elsewhere on the night was all imports save for sports specialty,