- Series premiere delivers a cumulative average audience of 4.7 million
across Bell Media channels -
- Final Data pushes premiere ratings up 17% to 3.5 million -
- Last night's episode delivers 2.91 million viewers -
To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/13wNBSA
TORONTO, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - It's the biggest premiere ever. After
three weeks, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA continues its reign as the #1 program this summer. In fact, newly
released final data for the series premiere (July 15) now reveals a 17%
surge in audience to 3.5 million viewers making THE AMAZING RACE CANADA the biggest series debut ever in Canada, surpassing previous record
holder CSI: NY (3.2 million) in 2004.
With 13 airings, original episodes and repeats, across CTV, TSN, and
TSN2, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA has a cumulative reach of 10.6 million total viewers for a cumulative
reach of 37.9% of English Canadians. Series premiere alone delivers a
cumulative average audience of 4.7 million across these channels.
**Media Note** - Download photos from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA at BellMediaPR.ca.
Last night's non-elimination episode drew 2.91 million (2+), up from a
week ago. Overall, 4.7 million unique viewers watched the third episode
with the audience growing throughout the broadcast to peak at 3.5
million viewers when host Jon Montgomery revealed to Tim Sr. and Tim
Jr., the final team at the Pit Stop, that they were safe from
elimination. The episode is available now on demand across CTV's
digital platforms, including CTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV, and through video on demand partners such as
Bell Fibe TV, and tonight on TSN at 12 midnight ET/PT.
For the third week in a row, the episode overwhelmingly won Monday night
nationally with total viewers and all key demos. In Ontario alone, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA grew 8% compared to last week climbing to a season high of 1.19 million
viewers. In Calgary, the city featured prominently in last night's
episode, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA saw at least double digit growth delivering a series high with all key
demos 12.3 (A18-34), 9.4 (A18-49), and 10.2 (A25-54).
Next week on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (airing Monday, Aug. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and live on CTV Mobile), the racers embark on an epic trek across the mighty Canadian north,
where things get icy both in the water and on land. And in the Yukon, a
Speed Bump trips up the Tims. Here are this week's results:
HAL and JOANNE #bodybreak - Married "BodyBreak" Fitness Icons
KRISTEN and DARREN #kristenanddarren - Dating Couple
JET and DAVE #jetanddave - Best Friends
VANESSA and CELINA #vanessaandcelina - Sisters
JODY and CORY #jodyandcory - Brothers
HOLLY and BRETT #hollyandbrett - Married Doctors
TIM SR. and TIM JR. #timetimeARC - Father and Son
Fans of the series can also catch additional Race action online with the
digital companion series INSIDE THE RACE WITH BLACKBERRY. Hosted by Danielle McGimsie (@MissDMcG and Teddy Wilson @TeddyWilson), married "BodyBreak" fitness icons Hal and Joanne join the co-hosts
for an exclusive BBM video chat interview, discussing the night's
Anchoring CTV's Summer 2013 schedule, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and live on CTV Mobile (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times), as well as on demand across CTV's
digital platforms: including CTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV, and through video on demand partners such as
Bell Fibe TV following the broadcast.
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA also airs on TSN Tuesdays at 12 midnight ET/PT, and on TSN2 on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of
quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV
has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years
in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia
company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell
Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest
communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the
network's website at CTV.ca.
Source: BBM Canada
CTV electronic audience databases incorporate data beginning in 1994.
Audiences prior to August 31, 2009 based on BBM Nielsen Media Research
Mark II meters.
For further information:
Jacqui VanSickle, CTV, 416.384.5091 or Jacqueline.email@example.com
Emily Young Lee, CTV, 416.384-4633 or Emily.YoungLee@bellmedia.ca