Survivor gets Canada's vote with 2 million viewers tuning into the season 30 premiere

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TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Thirty seasons in and going strong, Survivor continues to cement itself as the leading reality program with yet another blockbuster premiere last night on Global. An impressive 2 million (2+) and 925,000 (A25-54) viewers tuned in while the White Collar, Blue Collar and No Collar contestants faced-off, making it the #1 show of the night (2+ & A25-54). Audiences watched as lies, deceit, love triangles and jealously culminated in So being the first contestant sent home in a dramatic tribal council that kicked the new season off in true Survivor style.


  • Survivor wins the night with 2 million viewers (2+), beating CTV's Arrow by 15% (2+)
  • Survivor wins the night with 925,000 viewers (25-54), besting CTV's Arrow by 12% (A25-54)
  • Survivor outwits, outplays and outlasts The Amazing Race premiere on CTV by 32% (2+)
  • The Season 30 premiere of Survivor was 6% higher (2+) and 10% higher (A25-54) than the Season 29 premiere in Fall 2014

Survivor airs Wednesdays at 8 pm ET/PT on Global.

Numeris (BBM Canada) PPM Overnight Data, Feb 25th, 2015, Total Canada.




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