Hugely Anticipated Thriller Stalker Wins Timeslot with 1.5M Viewers (2+)
TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Global dominated primetime Wednesday night, claiming two of the top three spots anchored by heavyweight Survivor: San Juan del Sur. The action-packed episode drew in 2.1 million viewers (2+) and nearly 900,000 viewers in A18-49. Brimming with spine-tingling, hair-raising "OMG" moments plus electric on-screen chemistry from powerhouse duo Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott, Stalker won its timeslot drawing in 1.5 million viewers (2+).
Fans couldn't contain their excitement, taking to Twitter last night with #Survivor and #Stalker trending across Canada.
- Survivor: San Juan del Sur wins the night with 882,000 viewers (A18-49)*
- Survivor: San Juan del Sur draws in 2.1 million viewers (2+)*
- Stalker wins the 10 p.m. timeslot, besting CTV by 20% (2+)**
- Survivor and Stalker were the #2 and #3 programs of the night (2+)***
- Stalker grew Global's 10 p.m. time slot vs. same night last year by 5% (2+) and 10% (A18-49)****
Tune in next week for all-new episodes of Survivor: San Juan del Sur and Stalker on Wednesday, October 8 at 8 and 10 p.m. ET/PT on Global.
*Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM Overnight Data, October 1st , 2014, Total Canada
** Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM Overnight Data, October 1st , 2014 10p-11p, Total Canada
*** Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM Overnight Data, October 1st , 2014 8p-11p, Total Canada
**** Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM Overnight Data, October 1st , 2014 vs. October 2nd, 2013, 10p, Total Canada
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