SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Delivers Highest Audience of Season with 1.4 Million Viewers on CTV



    
    - More than 3 million viewers tune in to some part of first performance
                             episode of season -
     - The excitement continues tonight with first live results show at
                               7:30 p.m. E.T. -
    

    TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - CTV's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA achieved
its biggest audience of the season last night with the first performance show
of the year. The two-hour episode was watched on average by nearly 1.4 million
viewers, making it the most-watched program of the night on Canadian
television. The audience grew throughout the broadcast, peaking with 1.7
million viewers at 9:49 p.m. Up 17% over Sunday's Special Top 20 reveal
episode, more than 3.3 million viewers tuned in to some or all of the
broadcast.

    (xx) MEDIA NOTE: Download hi-resolution images of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN
DANCE CANADA at ctvmedia.ca/dance2009.

    Featuring the first-ever live performances by the newly announced Season
2 Top 20, young, urban viewers once again flocked to SO YOU THINK YOU CAN
DANCE CANADA. The episode won its timeslot (8-10 p.m.) by 29% among A18-34
(322,000) and by 5% among A18-49 (619,000) over the NCIS/BIG BROTHER simulcast
(CBS/Global). As well, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA was the No. 1 program
of the night in Canada's two-largest urban markets, Toronto and Vancouver.(*)

    Tonight, Janet Jackson choreographer Gil Duldulao and the SO YOU THINK
YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Top 20 pay tribute to Michael Jackson in first Results
Episode at 7:30 p.m. ET on CTV.

    Source: BBM Nielsen Media Research Preliminary Overnight Reports

    (*) Non-News





For further information:

For further information: Christy Sullivan, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
CANADA, (416) 526-3052, christy.sullivan@ctv.ca; Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc.,
(416) 384-5325, amanda.rinaldo@ctv.ca; Allie Page, CTV Inc., (416) 384-4596,
allie.page@ctv.ca


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