TGIM! - MONDAY MAGIC FOR GLOBAL - Over 2.3 Million Viewers Welcome "House" Back from Winter Break

    TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - House, one of the nation's highest rated and
most watched programs, returned to primetime last night - easily winning both
its new time slot and the night.


    -   Over 2.3 million (Nat 2+) viewers watched the show
    -   1.2 million viewers in the prized A18-49 demo
    -   House easily won the night in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, both 2+
        and A18-49

    January 19 (A18-49)            NATIONAL   TORONTO   VANCOUVER    CALGARY
    HOUSE (8-9p)          Global  1,209,000   325,900     156,200     49,200
    BIG BANG THEORY (8p)  CTV       401,300    95,900      19,500     20,800
    2 1/2 MEN (8:30p)     CTV       312,000    78,500      27,300     13,500
    LITTLE MOSQUE (8p)    CBC       231,500    20,600      24,000     13,300
    SOPHIE (8:30P)        CBC       102,700     5,300      12,200      9,200


    Episode: "Big Baby"
    Monday, January 26 - 8pm ET/PT

    The team takes on the case of a Special Education teacher who spits up
blood and collapses in the middle of class. Meanwhile, Cameron finds herself
taking on some of Cuddy's duties, including dealing with House; and Foreman
has to make a decision concerning Thirteen's participation in the clinic

    (xx) House episodes can also be viewed at and through
    the Rogers Video On Demand service.

    (All data BBM Nielsen Media Research, based on Adults 18-49 unless
     otherwise indicated.)

    Global Television is a Canwest Broadcasting network.

    About Canwest Broadcasting:

    Canwest Broadcasting operates two conventional television networks,
Global Television and E!, and twenty-one of the country's most popular
specialty channels, including HGTV, Mystery TV, National Geographic Channel,
Showcase, History Television, Food Network and TVtropolis. Canwest
Broadcasting is a division of Canwest Media Inc.

    About Canwest Media Inc.

    Canwest Media Inc is a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications Corp.
(; TSX: CGS and CGS.A). An international media company, Canwest
is Canada's largest publisher of paid English language daily newspapers and
owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional television,
out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, web sites and radio
stations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the
United Kingdom and the United States.

    For artwork, please visit:
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For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Deborah Lewis, VP
Communications, Canwest, (416) 934-8748,; Grace Park,
Publicity Manager, Global Television & E!, (416) 967-2484,

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