Canada's No. 1 New Show Wraps Up Its Inaugural Season With Record Numbers

    
              2.5 Million Canadians Tune In To Glee Season Finale

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TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - Glee, Canada's No. 1 New Show concluded its amazing freshman season last night on Global taking in 2.5 million viewers (national 2+) and winning the night nationally and in all key markets.

Since its fall premiere on Global, pop culture phenomenon and fan favourite Glee has taken the world by storm. With guest star appearances from music moguls including Olivia Newton-John and award wins at the 2010 People's Choice, Golden Globes(R) and SAG Awards(R), Glee has firmly established itself as one of the brightest shows on television.

    
    GLEE (9pm) SEASON FINALE DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
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    -   Most-watched episode of the series for Adults 18-49 and the second
        highest-rated overall behind the hugely popular "Power of Madonna"
        episode (national 2+)
    -   Won the night nationally with 1.4 million viewers in the key demo
        A18-49 and in the three metered markets
    -   Up 30% from the series' fall finale in December
    -   Up 29% versus the series' season-to-date average
    -   Outperformed Citytv's America's Got Talent by 82% (Ind 2+) and 117%
        (A18-49) in Toronto
    

GLEEks who missed last night's season finale broadcast can log onto GlobalTV.com at anytime to stream the complete episode.

Source: All data, as of August 31st 2009, BBM Canada PPM Overnight Data based on Adults 18-49 unless otherwise indicated.

SOURCE Shaw Media

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Jacqueline Kendall, Global Television, (416) 934-7850, jkendall@globaltv.com


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