- 2.9 million viewers make THE AMAZING RACE the #1 program of the night
- DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES kicks off its final season premiere with 1.7
million viewers -
- CTV Two's CSI: MIAMI delivers more viewers than THE GOOD WIFE -
- Season premieres of BLUE BLOODS and CSI: NY win Friday for CTV -
- CTV home to Top 4 new series this Fall -
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TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - As Premiere Week came to a close Sunday,
CTV's new series PAN AM took flight with a sky-high 1.9 million viewers
watching the big-buzz series debut. PAN AM grew 9% from its DESPERATE
HOUSEWIVES lead-in on CTV (1.7 million), and even more among A25-54
(+26%) and A18-49 (+16%). Winning its timeslot with more than three
times as many viewers as THE GOOD WIFE (568,000; Global), PAN AM ended
the night as Sunday's second most-watched program, following a
record-breaking season premiere for THE AMAZING RACE with 2.9 million
viewers. With the PAN AM premiere, CTV now lays claim to the Top 4 new
series on Canadian television, including THE X FACTOR (2.2 million),
WHITNEY (2 million), and UNFORGETTABLE (1.7 million).
CTV was once again the overwhelming choice with viewers, finishing the
night with the Top 3 programs in total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49. A
closer look at Night Seven of Premiere Week:
At 8 p.m.
With 2.9 million viewers, THE AMAZING RACE nabbed its highest fall
premiere ever last night, up 18% compared to last fall in total viewers
and 19% among A25-54, and delivering a 9.3 rating in Toronto and
The premiere attracted million plus audiences in the key demos, with 1.4
million (A25-54) and 1.3 million (A18-49).
THE AMAZING RACE becomes the third most-watched program of the week
following TWO AND A HALF MEN and THE BIG BANG THEORY.
At 9 p.m.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES won its timeslot with 1.7 million viewers (and
A25-54/A18-49) to become the #3 program of the night.
At 10 p.m.
PAN AM won its timeslot nationally and the metered markets in total
viewers and all key adult demos (916,000/A25-54; 792,000/A18-49). The
series premiere delivered a 6.3 rating in Toronto (A25-54). More than 4
million unique viewers watched some or all of the broadcast.
On CTV Two, nearly one million viewers (966,000) watched the season
premiere of CSI: MIAMI, finishing #2 in the hour only behind CTV's PAN
AM and 70% ahead of THE GOOD WIFE (568,000).
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Tonia Addison, CTV, 416.384.2194 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Quan, CTV, 416.384.5311 or email@example.com