NCIS Breaks Through The S.H.I.E.L.D

2.4M Viewers Marvel at Powerhouse NCIS Taking the #1 Spot!

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TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - It's a back-to-back ratings triumph for Global as the network dominates primetime for a second night this week. The network once again won the night, with NCIS garnering 2.4 million viewers and 1.9 million viewers for NCIS:LA. The powerhouse NCIS franchise took the top two entertainment spots (2+, national).

DATA HIGHLIGHTS (All numbers 2+, National)

  • Global wins the night besting CTV by 34% and was five times higher than City's average
  • NCIS  beat CTV/ABC's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D by 42%
  • NCIS beat the highly-touted return of Hockey by 5%

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Source: BBM Canada PPM Overnight Data, Oct 1st 2013 8p-11p (2+), Total Canada

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Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.

SOURCE: Global Television

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Anne Vranic, Publicist
Global Television
416-934-6999
Anne.vranic@shawmedia.ca

Jessica Gold, Senior Publicity Manager
Global Television and Dramatic Channels
416-966-7543
Jessica.gold@shawmedia.ca


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