Global dominates Wednesday primetime

    
           FAN FAVOURITE BONES RETURNS TO WIN THE NIGHT NATIONALLY

            HIT SERIES GLEE SOLIDLY TOPS THE KEY ADULT 18-49 DEMO

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TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - The numbers are in and Global's one-two Wednesday primetime punch is definitely something to sing about! Bones made a triumphant return in a pre-release to win the night nationally with 1.7 million viewers while Glee proved its staying power as nearly 1.4 million viewers 2+ tuned into episode two. Glee also hit top marks with 817,000 viewers Adults 18-49, winning the night overall for this key demographic.

    
    BONES (8pm) SERIES PREMIERE DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
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    -   Won its time period nationally, and in the Vancouver and Calgary
        markets
    -   Going head-to-head, Bones outperformed CTV's Top Model by 36%
        nationally
    -   Global's pre-release of Bones matched last fall's simulcast
        premiere for both total viewers and A18-49 nationally

    GLEE (9pm) DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
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    -   Won its time period nationally, and in all three metered markets
    -   Won the night across all key demos in the Toronto market

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    Sept.16 (A18-49)                 NATIONAL   TORONTO   VANCOUVER  CALGARY
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    BONES (8-9p)
     *pre-release*      Global    692,000    98,700     93,900    44,400
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    AMER. TOP MODEL         CTV       519,000    62,000     62,900    40,000
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    MORE TO LOVE            CityTV    113,200    38,900     12,300    13,600
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    CDA'S SUPER SPELLERS    CBC       151,300    19,600      1,700     6,000
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    GLEE (9-10p)            Global    816,800   240,500     90,500    48,200
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    CRIMINAL MINDS          CTV       422,900    75,500     40,100    29,600
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    THE TUDORS              CBC       127,900    30,700      1,100     2,200
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    Viewers who missed the Bones and Glee broadcasts can log onto
    GlobalTV.com at anytime to stream the complete episodes.

    ATTENTION BONES FANS & GLEEKS - TUNE IN NEXT WEEK FOR AN ALL-NEW
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    EPISODES:
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    BONES episode Synopsis: 'The Bond in the Boot'
    Wednesday, September 23 - 8pm ET/PT

    The murder of a secret agent spawns a spook-filled investigation that may
lead Brennan and Booth to the top of the CIA. Meanwhile, the Jeffersonian team
is in danger of losing an intern to a lack of funding, and the success of
Brennan's latest book irks Booth.

    GLEE Episode Synopsis: 'Preggers'
    Wednesday, September 23 - 9pm ET/PT

    While Kurt tries out for the football team (taking a page from the glee
playbook with him), Rachel storms out of glee practice when Will gives a plum
part to Tina. Meanwhile, Sue comes up with a new plot to boost her program at
glee's expense; and Quinn has news for Finn.

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

SOURCE Global Television

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Grace Park, Global Television, (416) 967-2484, gpark@globaltv.com


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