Nearly 2.7 Million Viewers Make THE 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS on CTV the
Broadcast in 15 Years
- Is the #1 program of the week -
ETALK's coverage continues tonight at 7 p.m. ET on CTV -
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TORONTO, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - The 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS becomes the
most-watched EMMYs broadcast in 15 years as 2.674 million viewers tuned
in to watch the star-studded spectacle on CTV. The most-watched program
of the week, the 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS live
broadcast is up 18% over last year's broadcast (2.05 million), and up
60% with viewers 18-34. Peaking with 3.045 million viewers at 9:01 p.m.
ET, nearly 8.6 million Canadians tuned into some or all of the broadcast.
As the best of the small screen were honoured, viewers saw Jim Parsons
of CTV's ratings winner THE BIG BANG THEORY take home his first EMMY
award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
For more coverage of the 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS tune
in to tonight's ETALK at 7 p.m. ET on CTV for interviews from ETALK's
position on the red carpet and its exclusive backstage one-on-one room
where host Tanya Kim interviews many of the night's top winners
including Jim Parsons, Kyra Sedgwick, Claire Danes, and Jane Lynch.
ETALK Special Reporter Jessi Cruickshank is at the HBO after-party with
all the stars.
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. CTV Inc. also owns radio stations across the country
and owns or has interests in leading national specialty channels,
featuring news, sports, factual, arts, entertainment, music, youth and
fashion programming. Official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic
and Paralympic Winter Games and London 2012 Games of the Olympiad, CTV
Inc. is owned by CTVglobemedia Inc., Canada's premier multi-media
company, which also owns Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and
Mail. More information about CTV may be found on the network's website
Source: BBM Canada
Total National Audience 2+: 2.674 million viewers
(live on CTV Total: 2.429 million viewers, encore on CIVT: 245,000
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