CTV’s Spectacle Looking Up in Week Three

CTV’s Spectacle has a more re-spectacle showing last Friday, but still far from spectacular. The third episode of the Elvis Costello-hosted music and talk series, featuring Kris Kristofferson and Norah Jones, drew 593,000 viewers Friday (according to BBM Canada “commercial” overnight estimates. CTV says they counted 650,000 on their supersized “Total” tally, which is quite… Read on



Elvis Has Left CTV’s Building

CTV’s big name music variety show Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…took a fast fade in Week Two. Friday night’s overnight estimated audience came in at just 418,000 viewers across Canada on the BBM Canada “commercial” scale, losing more than half its audience in a week (it scored 858,000 April 3).That’s shockingly low given Costello’s big name… Read on


Decent Debut For Elvis Elton Duet

CTV scored respectacle if not spectacular ratings with Friday’s premiere of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… The hour-long music/interview series drew 861,000 Total CTV viewers Friday, a mere three thousand more than it registered on the BBM NMR overnight estimate “commercial” score.That was good enough to win the 10 p.m. time period and 40% better than… Read on