Premiere Week Update: CTV's BLINDSPOT and QUANTICO Trend as Top New Series

– CTV's QUANTICO delivers largest overnight audience of any new series to date with 1.8
million viewers –

– With +6 days of playback data, CTV's BLINDSPOT is Canada's most-watched new series with A18-49 and A25-54 –

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TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - With the first week of the Fall TV season now complete, the most up-to-date data available from Numeris confirms CTV is on track to once again deliver Canada's most-watched new and returning series. The preliminary data, which includes available playback, points to CTV's QUANTICO and BLINDSPOT as among Canada's most-watched new series, while THE BIG BANG THEORY and GOTHAM return as the most-watched scripted series in the country.

  • With six days playback, CTV leads the Top 5, Top 10, and Top 20 most-watched television series among total viewers and all key demos among all networks.
  • Following its premiere Sunday night (Sept. 27), CTV's QUANTICO delivered the largest overnight audience of any new TV series in Premiere Week with 1.8 million viewers, winning the night as the most-watched program on television in total viewers as well as A25-54 and A18-49.
  • With six days of playback now available, CTV's BLINDSPOT is Canada's most-watched new television series among A25-54 (906,000) and A18-49 (878,000).
  • CTV's new series BLOOD & OIL won its 9 p.m. Sunday night timeslot among total viewers (1.4 million) and A25-54 (535,000).
  • For the sixth straight year, CTV's THE BIG BANG THEORY returns as Canada's most-watched television series with total viewers (2.8 million) and all key demos (including 1.3 million in the coveted A25-54 demo) with +6 data.
  • All villains point to one of last year's break-out hits, CTV's GOTHAM pacing to be the week's top drama among all key demos with six days of playback data.
  • CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is trending to land as the #2 program of the week with key demos A18-49 and A25-54, and #3 with total viewers.

Canada's Top  10 Programs with Total Viewers and Key Demos for the Week of Sept. 21, 2015

(Preliminary and with Available Days of Playback Data noted)

Rank

2+

A18-34

A18-49

A25-54

1

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) +6

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) +6

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) +6

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) +6

2

NCIS +5

GOTHAM (CTV) +6

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Finale) +4

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA - Finale (CTV) +4

3

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA -Finale (CTV) +4

GREY'S ANATOMY (CTV) +3

GOTHAM (CTV) +6

GOTHAM (CTV) +6

4

CASTLE (CTV) +6

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (CTV) +3

GREY'S ANATOMY (CTV) +3

SURVIVOR: CAMBODIA  (GLOBAL) +4

5

GREY'S ANATOMY(CTV) +3

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA - Finale (CTV) +4

CASTLE (CTV) +6

BLINDSPOT (CTV) +6

6

LIMITLESS  (GLOBAL) +5

CASTLE (CTV) +6

SURVIVOR: CAMBODIA  (GLOBAL) +4

LIMITLESS  (GLOBAL) +5

7

BLINDSPOT (CTV) +6

BIG BROTHER 17 –Finale (GLOBAL) +4

BLINDSPOT (CTV) +6

CASTLE  (CTV) +6

8

SURVIVOR: CAMBODIA  (GLOBAL) +4

SURVIVOR: CAMBODIA  (GLOBAL) +4

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (CTV) +3

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (CTV) +3

9

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS  (GLOBAL) +5

LIMITLESS  (GLOBAL) +5

LIMITLESS  (GLOBAL) +5

BIG BROTHER 17 –Finale (GLOBAL) +4

10

GOTHAM (CTV) +6

BLINDSPOT (CTV) +6

BIG BROTHER 17 –Finale (GLOBAL) +4

NCIS  (GLOBAL) +5

Premieres continue on CTV and CTV GO tonight (Sept. 29) with the season premiere of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 30. CTV presents the season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS at 9 p.m. ET/PT and the series premiere of the highly anticipated medical drama CODE BLACK at 10 p.m. ET/PT. On Thursday, Oct. 1, CTV Two presents the season premiere of SLEEPY HOLLOW at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Note: The current data detailed in this release represents a snapshot of overnight and playback viewing as of Sept. 28, 2015. CTV will release final numbers as they become available.

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About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 14 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.

- CTV -

Source: Numeris, Sept 21-27, 2015.  Based on preliminary data with playback (PB) up to Sept 27, 2015: Monday programs PB + 6 days, Tuesday programs PB + 5 days, Wednesday programs PB + 4 days, Thursday programs PB + 3 days, Friday programs PB + 2 days, Saturday programs PB + 1 day, Sunday programs reflect overnights).

SOURCE CTV

For further information: Laura Heath Potter, Director of Communications, CTV Networks, 416.384.4633 or laura.heathpotter@bellmedia.ca


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