Are You Smarter Than A Canadian 5th Grader? Top-of-the-Class with 1.5 million viewers



    BIGGEST CANADIAN ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERE ON ANY NETWORK FOR FALL 2007

    TORONTO, Oct. 26 /CNW/ - With 1.5 million total viewers, and 778,000
viewers 18-49, "Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader" roared in, rated
as the most-watched premiere of any new Canadian show on any network this
season. The much-loved quizzer topped the recent premiere of Corner Gas by 69%
among viewers 18-49 and by 21% for total viewers...and that of Little Mosque
by 124% and 88% respectively.

    
    Fall 2007 Canadian Premieres

                                NAT. 2+     NAT.A18-49
    CDN. 5TH GR.    Oct. 25     1,505,000   778,000
    CORNER GAS      Sept. 24    1,240,000   460,000
    MERCER REPORT   Oct. 1      1,010,000   375,000
    LITTLE MOSQUE   Oct. 1      802,000     347,000
    HEARTLAND       Oct. 8      513,000     194,000
    WHISTLER        Sept. 24    154,000     65,000

    -   Most-watched Canadian premiere on any network this season
    -   1.5 million viewers 2+; 778,000 viewers in key demo A18-49
    -   Topped Corner Gas premiere by 69% among viewers A18-49; 21% for total
        viewers
    -   Topped Little Mosque by 124% among viewers A18-49; 88% for total
        viewers
    

    And in the 8pm hour, Top 10 Survivor: China again easily won the time
period with 2.3 million total viewers and 1.3 million viewers in the key demo
A18-49; ahead of C.S.I. by 68% for A18-49 and 26% for total viewers.

    (All data BBM Nielsen Media Research based on Adults 18-49 unless
    otherwise indicated.)





For further information:

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


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