Most Watched Canadian Series This Fall In Key Demo
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Biggest Cash Prize Win In Canadian Game Show History
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TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - School's out and Global Television's Are You
Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader? finishes at the head of the class... the
special 5-part series tops the list as the country's number one homegrown
series amongst viewers 18-49, on TV's most competitive night.
- The five special episodes averaged almost 1.2 million total viewers
- No.1 Canadian show season-to-date for key demo Adults 18-49;
out-pacing Corner Gas by 19% (551,840 vs. 465,710); and Little
Mosque (314,600) by 75%
- One of the most popular shows for kids and teens nationally, with an
average of nearly 120,000 tuning in to support their peers
- In total, nearly 7 million(*) Canadians watched this series during
its five week run
Canadian 5th Grader Makes Game Show History...
"What is the term for two lines that intersect at a right angle?"
The answer: Perpendicular
26-year old veterinarian, Andrew Oster knew the answer, and he now leaves
his mark in the record books as the highest paid primetime game show
contestant in Canadian history - with a cash prize totaling $300,000.
(All data BBM Nielsen Media Research based on Fall 2007 programming for
Adults 18-49 unless otherwise indicated; Corner Gas based on 10 episodes
season-to-date; Little Mosque based on seven episodes season-to-date.
(*)Cumulative reach for Are You Smarter Than a Canadian 5th Grader? by
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