- CSI delivers 15% more viewers A18-34 than Survivor -
- Grey's Anatomy wins night with 2.6 million viewers -
- CTV wins every single hour from 7 to 11 p.m. -
TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Last night, Sara and Grissom may have had their
goodbye kiss, but viewers stuck around: an out-of-simulcast episode of CSI on
CTV not only delivered 2.6 million viewers, besting a Survivor simulcast
(2.27 million) on Global/CBS head-to-head at 8 p.m. by 11% in total viewers,
but also swept aside the competition in key demos as well. CSI delivered
15% more viewers than Survivor in the desirable A18-34 demo and also was up
5% over Survivor among A18-49 and A25-54.
At 9 p.m., Grey's Anatomy on CTV won its timeslot and the night with an
extraordinary 2.6 million viewers (A25-54: 1.44 million; A18-49: 1.49 million)
as Who is Smarter than a Canadian Fifth Grader dropped for the fourth straight
week to 988,000 viewers. Last night's Grey's won all key demos nationally and
At 10 p.m., CTV's ER delivered an impressive 1.8 million viewers,
including more than one million viewers in A25-54 and A18-49.
Earlier in the evening, over half a million viewers (584,000) tuned in to
eTalk to find out about Lindsay Lohan's 84-minute jail stint, the only
Canadian entertainment show to break the story.
CTV finished the night with an average of 1.95 million viewers in
primetime, up 90% over Global from 7-11 p.m. (+95% A25-54; +99% A18-49).
The Top 6 programs on Canadian television last night:
1. Grey's Anatomy (2,597,000)
2. CSI (2,523,000)
3. Survivor (2,266,000)
4. ER (1,778,000)
5. Jeopardy/Access Hollywood (1,253,000)
6. CTV National News (1,024,000)
Data quoted based on preliminary overnight results: CTV Full and Global
Full (BBM Nielsen Media Research).
For further information:
For further information: Laura Heath, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4633 or