- Cliffhanger episode delivers overnight series high of 1.7 million
viewers in preliminary overnight snapshot -
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TORONTO, July 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Hot on the heels of its second season
order, SAVING HOPE pulled the plug on BIG BROTHER last night with 1.7 million viewers, 10%
more than the CBS/GLOBAL simulcast (1.5 million total viewers). In
fact, SAVING HOPE is surging, growing 39% in the key A18-49 demo alone.
The series remains Canada's #1 summer drama/new series.
Following The London 2012 Games, SAVING HOPE returns on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV as Charlie's fate is revealed in the most emotional episode yet.
Starring Erica Durance (SMALLVILLE), Michael Shanks (STARGATE ATLANTIS),
Daniel Gillies (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES), Wendy Crewson (Away From Her), Huse Madhavji (CALL ME FITZ), Julia Taylor-Ross (ROOKIE BLUE), and
Kristopher Turner (THE LISTENER), SAVING HOPE is from acclaimed Gemini award-winning producers Ilana Frank and David
Wellington (THE ELEVENTH HOUR, WOULD BE KINGS, ROOKIE BLUE). Executive
Producers and Showrunners are Morwyn Brebner (ROOKIE BLUE) and Aaron
Martin (BEING ERICA). The series was created by Malcolm MacRury (CRASH
AND BURN, REPUBLIC OF DOYLE) and Morwyn Brebner.
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CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range
of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming,
CTV is Canada's most-watched television network and lead broadcaster of
the London 2012 Olympic Games. 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.
- CTV -
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