- AMERICAN IDOL Week 2 ratings rise 8% with total viewers and in double
digits in key demos -
- BLUE BLOODS wins 10 p.m. timeslot with 1.7 million viewers -
- The auditions continue tonight at 8 p.m. ET on /A\ -
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TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - AMERICAN IDOL gained momentum in its second week last night on CTV, increasing 8% to
3.1 million viewers compared to last week. AMERICAN IDOL also grew by 12% with A18-49 (1.59 million), 13% with A25-54 (1.52
million) and 20% with A18-34 (816,000). The #1 program of the night
nationally and in all key demos, AMERICAN IDOL was also the #1 (non-sports) program of the night in the Toronto,
Calgary and Vancouver markets with the key A18-49 and A25-54 demos.
Building its audience from one hour to the next and peaking at nearly 4
million viewers, the broadcast was sampled by 7.8 million unique
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At 10 p.m., CTV's BLUE BLOODS bested OFF THE MAP for a second week in a row with 1.7 million viewers
on CTV. Growing 4% from last week, BLUE BLOODS won the hour with total viewers and all key adult demos and delivered
63% more viewers than OFF THE MAP (ABC/Global; 1 million).
AMERICAN IDOL continues tonight at 8 p.m. ET on /A\ with audition highs and lows from Nashville (visit atv.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
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