CTV Ratings Alert - CTV's So You Think You Can Dance Canada is No. 1 Sunday With 1.23 Million Viewers

    -- Wins time-slot over Big Brother and Global's animated sitcoms --

    -- SYTYCDC viewed in part by 3.7 million Canadians --

    -- Montreal/Calgary audition episode airs Wednesday, Sept. 17 at
       8 p.m. ET on CTV --

    TORONTO, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - Following on the heels of its impressive, No. 1
debut last Thursday, So You Think You Can Dance Canada once again danced away
as the No. 1 show Sunday night, as 1.23 million tuned in at 8 p.m. for the
second episode of Canada's newest homegrown hit. SYTYCDC outpaced Global's
second-to-last episode of Big Brother (781,000, down 31% with viewers P2+
since last week) and back-to-back animated comedies Family Guy (359,000) and
American Dad (262,000) on Global.

    Additional highlights include:

    -   SYTYCDC on CTV was the No. 1 program of the day with P2+, A18-49,
        A25-54 nationally and in Vancouver and Toronto/Hamilton

    -   SYTYCDC grew from the first to the second hour, peaking with
        1.5 million viewers at 9:32 p.m.

    -   3.7 million Canadians watched part of the two-hour SYTYCDC episode
        Sunday night

    So You Think You Can Dance Canada continues, with audition highlights
from Montreal and Calgary, Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV. Encore
presentations of audition episodes air on MuchMusic Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.
Highlights from each week's So You Think You Can Dance Canada episodes are
available on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca.

    Source: Preliminary overnight data, CTV Total and Global Total (BBM
    Nielsen Media Research).

For further information:

For further information: Allie Page, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4596 or
apage@ctv.ca; Laura Heath Potter, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4633 or

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