Top ten favourite - Glee wraps up its fall season as the No. 1 new show

    
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TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - Fall's biggest new hit series Glee concluded the first half of its amazing inaugural season last night on Global. It finishes as the only new show to rank in the Top 10 nationally for the key Adults 18-49 demo, and in addition, the fall finale won its timeslot in all three metered markets against intense competition.

Following Glee last night, Michelle Obama took top spot in the much-anticipated Barbara Walters 10 Most Fascinating People special, helping to deliver a strong audience of 1.2 million viewers 2+ and 560,000 viewers A18-49. The annual Barbara Walters Special doubled its audience year-over-year.

    
    GLEE (9pm) FALL FINALE DATA HIGHLIGHTS:
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    -   1.6 million viewers 2+ nationally
    -   840,000 viewers in the key demo A18-49 nationally
    -   Glee outperformed CTV's Criminal Minds by 18% in Toronto; 94% in
        Vancouver; 5% in Calgary

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    December 9 (A18-49)                  TORONTO       VANCOUVER     CALGARY
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    GLEE (9-10p)            Global       254,000       127,100       41,800
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    CRIMINAL MINDS          CTV          215,800       65,400        39,700
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    MODERN FAMILY (9p)      CityTV       130,700       16,600        1,900
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    COUGARTOWN (9p)         CityTV       120,900       10,100        7,100
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    THE MAGIC MAN           CBC          79,100        20,900        5,800
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Viewers who missed the original Glee broadcast can log onto GlobalTV.com at anytime to stream the complete episode.

Source: All data, as of August 31st 2009, BBM Canada PPM Overnight Data based on Adults 18-49 unless otherwise indicated. Top Ten Ranker status Fall 2009 full week STD (September 14th 2009 - December 6th 2009).

SOURCE Shaw Media

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Grace Park, Global Television, (416) 967-2484, gpark@globaltv.com


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