Glee, NCIS: LA and The Good Wife Win their Time-Slots
Nationally and in All Key Markets

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TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - Last night, Global's powerhouse Tuesday night lineup was a hit with Canadians as new episodes of Glee, NCIS: LA and The Good Wife were the Top 3 most-watched shows of the night (Ind 2+, national, 8-11pm).

Returning to its regular time-slot, Glee's Valentine's Day episode warmed the hearts of 2 million Canadians (Ind 2+, national), winning the night nationally and in the key Toronto and Vancouver markets.

Following Glee, another gripping episode of NCIS: LA also hit its mark with audiences, as 1.9 million viewers (Ind 2+, national) tuned in as the team investigated a shipment of counterfeit computer chips. The Top 20 program also performed well in the key markets, winning the hour in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.

Showing no signs of letting up, Global won the 10pm hour with 1.5 million viewers (Ind 2+, national) watching The Good Wife. Canadian Michael J. Fox returned to the critically-acclaimed drama for a special guest appearance.

DATA HIGHLIGHTS (All data A18-49 unless otherwise indicated):

  • Glee had 1.1 million viewers nationally in the key demo
  • Glee garnered 156% more viewers than CTV's No Ordinary Family  and 323% more viewers than the first hour of CityTV's The Biggest Loser
  • NCIS: LA outperformed  CTV's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  by 25% and the second hour of CityTV's The Biggest Loser by 56%
  • The Good Wife bested the season premiere of The Listener (CTV) by 62% and Parenthood (CityTV) by 194%

Viewers who missed last night's episodes of Glee, NCIS: LA and The Good Wife can catch up online at

Next week on Global's Tuesday night lineup:

Tuesday, February 15 - 8pm ET/PT 
Rachel tries to get back into McKinley High's social swing with the help of Brittany, and Sam forms a tribute band.

"Empty Quiver"
Tuesday, February 15 - 9pm ET/PT
Suspicious of an undercover venture involving a deal between corrupt cops and military personnel, Callen and Sam try to expose the illegal operation by posing as California highway patrol officers.

"Net Worth"
Tuesday, February 15 - 10pm ET/PT
**Rita Wilson (It's Complicated) and F. Murray Abraham (Finding Forrester) Guest Star**
Will and Diane take on a defamation case from a young Internet billionaire who is suing a film studio for depicting him in a negative light. Then, Alicia confronts Will about the message he left on her voice mail.

Source: All data based BBM Canada PPM - Feb. 8, 2011 based on overnight data

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