Press Release: YTV Dominates the Holidays as the #1 Specialty Network for Kids and Families

(Toronto, Canada) For a second consecutive year, Corus Entertainment’s YTV continued its reign as the #1 holiday specialty network for kids and families. From December 1 to December 28, 2014, the channel was #1 with K2-11 and K6-11 and families. The channel was also #1 for kids across all Canadian networks. YTV shared top honours with Corus’ W Network for the #1 spot among specialty networks with W18-49, a 13 per cent increase in YTV’s audience from last year.

Every day at 6 p.m. in December, YTV’s Merry 6mas programming schedule showcased a mix of holiday classics, specials and movie premieres as well as holiday-themed episodes of the network’s animated and live-action series.

Topping the list of holiday favourites were the Home Alone moviesYTV drew in the highest audience across all networks on K2-11, K6-11, W18-49, and W25-54 during the airing of the network’s Home Alone marathon on Sunday, December 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The audience peaked during Home Alone 4 with a total of 672,000 (2+) viewers tuning in.

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