HUMAN TARGET Hits a Bulls Eye with 1.26 Million Viewers on CTV

             - Action-packed drama is No.1 program of the day -
    - Special Canadian sneak peek debut primes viewers for regular Monday
                               night timeslot -
               - Episode 2 airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CTV -
     - New hit series is latest to join CTV's online line-up at -

TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - CTV's newest drama, HUMAN TARGET, shot for the top and blew away the competition Friday night as 1.26 million Canadians watched the series premiere. HUMAN TARGET was the No.1 program of the day among total viewers* and CTV's key A25-54 demo. As the high-octane episode unfolded, viewers jumped on board with audiences growing from first half to second half of the hour-long drama. The adrenaline-fueled drama moves to its regular timeslot, Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV, beginning tonight with Episode 2 (visit to confirm local broadcast times).

Airing at a special day and time, HUMAN TARGET won its hour (10-11 p.m.) over a new episode of NUMB3RS (Global/CBS; 851,000) by 48%. The premiere episode is now available on demand on and airs again on CTV tomorrow, Tuesday, January 19 at 9 p.m. ET, following AMERICAN IDOL.

Viewers hooked on HUMAN TARGET can get their fix with Episode 2, airing tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CTV. In "Rewind", Chance and Winston encounter some severe turbulence when they work together to protect a client they have never met from an assassin aboard a passenger plane.

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CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network. CTV Inc. also owns radio stations across the country and owns or has interests in leading national specialty channels, featuring news, sports, factual, arts, entertainment, music, youth and fashion programming. CTV Inc. is owned by CTVglobemedia Inc. Canada's premier multi-media company, which also owns Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. CTV is the official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and London 2012 Games of the Olympiad. More information about CTV may be found on the network's website at

Source: BBM Canada, unconfirmed overnight data



For further information: For further information: Renée Horton, CTV Inc., (416) 384-5374 or; Allie Page, CTV Inc., (416) 384-4596 or

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