A Global Primetime Update - 'Are You Smarter Than A Canadian 5th Grader?'



    
             Most Watched Canadian Series This Fall In Key Demo

                                   - Plus -

             Biggest Cash Prize Win In Canadian Game Show History

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    TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - School's out and Global Television's Are You
Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader? finishes at the head of the class... the
special 5-part series tops the list as the country's number one homegrown
series amongst viewers 18-49, on TV's most competitive night.

    
    -  The five special episodes averaged almost 1.2 million total viewers

    -  No.1 Canadian show season-to-date for key demo Adults 18-49;
       out-pacing Corner Gas by 19% (551,840 vs. 465,710); and Little
       Mosque (314,600) by 75%

    -  One of the most popular shows for kids and teens nationally, with an
       average of nearly 120,000 tuning in to support their peers

    -  In total, nearly 7 million(*) Canadians watched this series during
       its five week run
    

    -PLUS-

    Canadian 5th Grader Makes Game Show History...

    "What is the term for two lines that intersect at a right angle?"
    The answer: Perpendicular

    26-year old veterinarian, Andrew Oster knew the answer, and he now leaves
his mark in the record books as the highest paid primetime game show
contestant in Canadian history - with a cash prize totaling $300,000.

    (All data BBM Nielsen Media Research based on Fall 2007 programming for
    Adults 18-49 unless otherwise indicated; Corner Gas based on 10 episodes
    season-to-date; Little Mosque based on seven episodes season-to-date.
    (*)Cumulative reach for Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader? by
    five airings.)





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For further information: Media Contact: Grace Park, (416) 446-5331,
gpark@globaltv.com


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