Global Television continues stellar performance throughout Fall Season



    
                   NETWORK DOMINATES TOP 10 IN KEY MARKETS

                                   - AND -

                       HOUSE IS CANADA'S No. 1 SERIES

                                   - PLUS -

                 CANADA'S FAVOURITES RETURN IN JANUARY 2008
    

    TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Three months following the launch of the Fall
Season, Global Television continues to rise to the occasion and deliver the
goods. House is the country's No. 1 series, averaging nearly 2.8 million
viewers per episode. Now in its fourth season, House has steadily increased
its audience by 16% in the key demo Adults 18-49 and total viewers.
    Additionally, Global's Top 10 numbers are building in the three key
metered markets: five of the top shows in both Toronto and Vancouver, and six
in Calgary, maintaining its competitive edge within the television landscape.

    
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    TORONTO (A18-49)       No. OF TOP 10 SHOWS           No. OF TOP 10 SHOWS
                               IN FALL 2007                 IN FALL 2006
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    Global                           5                            3
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    CTV                              5                            7
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    CITY                             0                            0
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    CBC                              0                            0
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    VANCOUVER (A18-49)
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    Global                           5                            3
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    CTV                              4                            5
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    CITY                             1                            1
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    CBC                              0                            1
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    CALGARY (A18-49)
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    Global                           6                            3
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    CTV                              3                            7
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    CITY                             0                            0
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    CBC                              1                            0
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    While on the home front, Canadian Original productions have taken the
lead with Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader? and Entertainment
Tonight Canada - capping off the fall season as the No. 1 Original Series and
the No. 1 Entertainment News Magazine, respectively, for the key demo A18-49
nationally.
    Global's momentum carries forward into the New Year, with a proven
powerhouse line-up of returning fan favourites including: The Celebrity
Apprentice, Survivor, Prison Break, and the highly anticipated launch of the
new Canadian Original Series, The Guard - complete list below.

    
    All New Seasons & Specials:

    -  The Celebrity Apprentice - Thurs., January 3 - 9pm ET/PT
    -  The Guard (New Canadian Original Series) - Tues., January 22 -
       10pm ET/PT
    -  Survivor - Thurs., February 7 - 8pm ET/PT
    -  50th Grammy Awards - Sun., February 10 - 8pm ET/PT
    -  Big Brother - Tuesdays - 9pm, Wednesdays & Sundays - 8pm ET/PT,
       starting February 12

    All New Episodes:

    -  Back to You
    -  Bones
    -  'da Kink in my Hair
    -  House
    -  Las Vegas
    -  My Name is Earl
    -  Prison Break
    -  Shark
    -  The Simpsons
    

    (All data BBM Nielsen Media Research, based on Adults 18-49 unless
otherwise specified. Fall '07 Season to Date September 17 - December 2, 2007
vs. same period last year.)

    Global Television is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp. (CanWest) (TSX: CGS and
CGS.A, www.canwestglobal.com). In addition to owning the Global Television
network, CanWest, an international media company, is Canada's largest
publisher of English language daily newspapers, and also owns, operates and/or
holds substantial interests in conventional television, out-of-home
advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and radio networks in Canada,
New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and
the United States.





For further information:

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


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