Superpowerful night on Global - 'Heroes' wins across all major markets



    
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    TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - As the kick off to a highly competitive week in
primetime, Heroes dominated the night where it matters most...claiming the top
spot across all three major markets - Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary for the
key demo Adults 18-49, solidly edging out the premieres of Dancing With The
Stars and C.S.I. Miami. A series of heroic proportions made its highly
anticipated return as over 1.3 million Canadians tuned in to experience the
premiere of Heroes Season 3 on Global.

    
    HEROES SEASON 3 PREMIERE DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
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    -   Over 1 million viewers A18-49 nationally; 77% of the audience in this
        key demo
    -   Heroes continues to build audience in key markets year-over-year
        versus fall 2007: 5% in Toronto; 10% in Vancouver; 11% in Calgary
    -   Heroes triumphed over Dancing With The Stars premiere by 70% in
        Toronto; 213% in Vancouver; 63% in Calgary
    -   Heroes beat out C.S.I. Miami premiere by 17% in Toronto; 95% in
        Vancouver; 27% in Calgary

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                                               TORONTO       VAN.    CALGARY
    Sept. 22 (A18-49)                            DMA         DMA       DMA
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    PRISON BREAK (8-9p)          Global        146,000      92,000    17,000
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    HEROES (9-11p)               Global        287,000     197,000    52,000
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    DANCING/STARS (8-10p)        CTV           169,000      63,000    32,000
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    C.S.I. MIAMI (10-11p)        CTV           245,000     101,000    41,000
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    ENGLISHMAN'S BOY (8-10p)     CBC             6,000       3,000     3,000
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    NATIONAL NEWS (10p)          CBC            10,000      14,000    12,000
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    NAT. CURRENT AF. (10:30p)    CBC             3,000      10,000     5,000
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    ATTENTION HEROES FANS - TUNE IN NEXT WEEK AS HEROES CONTINUE ON
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    THEIR QUEST TO CAPTURE THE VILLAINS NOW ON THE LOOSE:
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    HEROES Episode No. 2 Synopsis: 'One of Us, One of Them'
    Monday, September 29 - 9:00pm ET/PT

    Angela recruits Noah Bennet and his new partner to diffuse a hostage
situation at a bank; Peter looks to the past to stop the future; Hiro and Ando
have a run-in with the Haitian while following Daphne; Claire seeks advice
from Meredith; and experiment results shock Suresh.

    (All data BBM Nielsen Media Research, based on Adults 18-49 unless
    otherwise indicated.)
    




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For further information: Media Contact: Grace Park, Global Television,
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