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Canadian TV Ratings

Tracking the weekly ratings for top Canadian TV

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Canadian TV Ratings: ‘Big Bang Theory’ tops with 3.9 million viewers

American programming continues to dominate the Canadian TV ratings. CTV’s simulcast of Big Bang Theory absolutely trounced the competition with over 3.9 million viewers tuning in to see whether Sheldon’s royalty contract would lead to hilarious conflict. (Spoiler: it did.) It’s remarkable how much Canadians love Big Bang Theory. In the U.S., that same Big Bang episode lured 14.68 million viewers […]

Canadian TV Ratings: ‘NCIS’ tops and ‘Big Brother Canada’ scores big debut

Which houseguest will get evicted from Big Brother Canada this week? Who cares? Well, apparently, at least 1.4 million people do, as evidenced by this week’s Canadian TV ratings chart. According to Global, the series grew 17 per cent over last season’s premiere, and drew a rapt legion of 342,000 advertiser-friendly 18-to-34-year-olds. On the other […]

Canadian TV Ratings: 2004-2005 Season

With the 2004-2005 season nearly over, American programs continue to dominate Canadian viewership. Reality shows remain top draws, as do the C.S.I. (3rd, 5th and 9th) and Law & Order franchises (12th, 14th, 15th and 20th). The most successful batch of freshman shows this year include the wild soap Desperate Housewives (7th), the supernatural drama […]