- CTV delivers the Top 4 A25-54 programs Monday night, and leads every
hour of primetime -
- THE BIG BANG THEORY is the #1 program Monday night with 2.64 million
- GOTHAM wins 8 p.m. timeslot for a second week with 2 million viewers -
- In its regular 9 p.m. timeslot, 1.2 million viewers watch FOREVER -
- Playback + 7 data sees GOTHAM premiere rise to 3.3 million viewers -
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TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - CTV Mondays got even stronger last night
when fan-favourite CASTLE returned for its seventh season with a series-high audience of 2.58
million viewers, preliminary overnight data from Numeris (BBM Canada)
confirms. The winning Monday for CTV saw the network lead in every hour
of primetime with total viewers and in the key A18-49 and A25-54 demos,
and also claim the Top 3 programs of the night with total viewers and
among all key demos, as well as the Top 4 programs of the night with
A25-54. Led by the #1 program of the night, THE BIG BANG THEORY, with 2.64 million viewers, CTV also saw new series GOTHAM remain strong with 2.01 million viewers, winning its 8 p.m. timeslot,
while FOREVER won its regular 9 p.m. timeslot with 1.21 million viewers.
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With preliminary Playback + 7 data from last Monday's (Sept. 22)
premieres, CTV series all saw audience boosts, led by the premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY rising to 3.8 million viewers (from 3.2 million), with the second
episode increasing to 4.1 million (from 3.5 million). GOTHAM's series premiere rose to 3.3 million viewers (from 2.4 million), while
FOREVER's series premiere climbed to 2.3 million (from 1.8 million).
A closer look at Monday, according to Numeris (BBM Canada) preliminary
CASTLE nearly doubled the audience of THE BLACKLIST (1.4 million; Global/NBC) with total
viewers, and also led in the key A18-34 (+66%), A18-49 (+81%), and
A25-54 (+90%) demos.
At 8 p.m., GOTHAM ranked #2 for the night in all key demos and was the third most-watched
program of the night with total viewers, delivering 45% more viewers
than the premiere of NCIS: LOS ANGELES (1.4 million; Global/CBS).
Up 6% with A18-49 and 15% with A25-54 from its episode last Tuesday, FOREVER won its regular 9 p.m. timeslot with 43% more viewers than SLEEPY
HOLLOW (845,000; Global/FOX), and 9% more viewers than SCORPION (1.1
Tonight on CTV and CTV GO features new episodes of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. at 9 p.m. ET/PT and PERSON OF INTEREST at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Also, THE VOICE continues with blind auditions at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two.
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Source: Numeris (BBM Canada). Audiences prior to August 31, 2009 based
on BBM Nielsen Media Research Mark II meters. Overnight vs. overnight
except where noted. Program audiences for September 22, 2014 based on
preliminary data with playback + 7 days.
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