Nearly 2.7 Million Viewers Tune In To 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS on CTV

Nearly 2.7 Million Viewers Make THE 62nd PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS on CTV the
Most-Watched 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 at www.ctv.ca.

Source: BBM Canada
Total National Audience 2+: 2.674 million viewers (live on CTV Total: 2.429 million viewers, encore on CIVT: 245,000 viewers)

SOURCE CTV

For further information: For further information:

Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc., 416.384.5325 or  amanda.rinaldo@ctv.ca
Renee Dupuis, CTV Inc., 416.384.3154 or renee.dupuis@ctv.ca


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