Blue Jays on TSN2 Delivers Highest Rating Ever for Digital Channel



    
         - Baseball fans flock to TSN2 for Blue Jays-Red Sox series -

           - Key three-game series continues tonight and tomorrow
                           at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2 -
    

    TORONTO, May 20 /CNW/ - Baseball fans flocked to TSN2 last night to see
the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Boston Red Sox. According to preliminary
overnight data from BBM Nielsen Media Research, 254,000 viewers tuned in to
the first game of the highly-anticipated three-game series exclusively on
TSN2. Last night's Jays' audience is the highest program audience ever
recorded for a digital channel in Canada.
    In addition to distribution on television service providers across the
country, TSN2 officially launched yesterday on Rogers Cable and is currently
available on a free preview to Rogers subscribers.
    The Blue Jays-Red Sox series continues tonight and tomorrow on TSN2 with
the first pitch scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. TSN2 is readily available in the GTA
in both standard definition and high definition on Rogers (Channel 1, 501 HD),
Bell TV (Channel 401, 851 HD), Shaw Direct (Channel 401, 269 HD), and Cogeco
Cable (Channel 156, 729 HD). For more information on TSN2 and a complete list
of participating television providers, visit TSN.ca.

    TSN2

    TSN2, a division of CTVglobemedia, brings Canadian sport fans a
jam-packed lineup of major league sports action, with exclusive live events,
encore telecasts of key sporting events and better timeslots for viewing in
Western Canada. TSN2's roster features an exciting lineup of sports and
events, including the NHL, Blue Jays baseball, NBA, Curling, International
Hockey, Golf, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, IndyCar
Series, Grand Slam Tennis, UEFA Champions League Soccer, Boxing, Mixed Martial
Arts, and NCAA Football and Basketball. Also available in High Definition,
sports fans can access TSN2 through television service providers across the
country. For more information on TSN2 and a complete list of participating
television providers, visit TSN.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Greg McIsaac, (w) (416) 384-5180, (c) (416)
458-3591, greg.mcisaac@ctv.ca; Chobi Liang, (w) (416) 384-7584, (c) (416)
859-4738, chobi.liang@ctv.ca; Simon Bassett, (w) (416) 384-7599,
simon.bassett@ctv.ca


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