TORONTO, February 26, 2015 – 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
TORONTO (December 15, 2014) – CTV is set to deliver TV’s top series week-after-week in the new year, as the network announced its 2015 mid-season schedule today. Kicking off the season is the new, big-buzz, Captain America-inspired, seven-part television event MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER (Jan. 6), which joins a heroic line-up of the fall’s returning ‘super’ hits, including new breakout series GOTHAM and THE FLASH, as well as Top 10 hits ARROW and MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
The new year also features a delicious trio of some of the best in Canadian reality, comedy, and drama as brand new seasons of three CTV Original Series return: Season 2 of hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF CANADA (Feb. 8); Season 2 of workplace sitcom SPUN OUT (March 5); and Season 3 of crime drama MOTIVE (March 8). Viewers can also look forward to the return of new Season 3 episodes of the #1 Canadian drama SAVING HOPE, beginning with a special two-hour event Jan. 7. SPUN OUT, MOTIVE, and SAVING HOPE mid-season debuts will also be made available as CraveTVTM First Looks, one day prior to their television broadcast premieres.
Also headlining CTV’s mid-season schedule, and loaded with star power, is new murder-thriller SECRETS AND LIES (March 1) starring Ryan Phillippe (DAMAGES); cyber-crime procedural CSI: CYBER (March 4), starring Emmy® Award winner and Golden Globe® nominee Patricia Arquette (MEDIUM); Oscar® winner John Ridley’s new TV drama AMERICAN CRIME (March 5), starring Oscar nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Felicity Huffman (DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) and Oscar and Golden Globe Award winner Timothy Hutton (LEVERAGE); and new comedy THE ODD COUPLE (Feb. 19), starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Matthew Perry (GO ON).
Also returning to the CTV line-up with new seasons are culinary competition series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Jan. 6 on CTV Two), Emmy Award-winning singing competition THE VOICE (Feb. 23 on CTV Two), and the 26th installment of THE AMAZING RACE (Feb. 25).
Following last week’s Golden Globe nominations, THE 72ND ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (Jan. 11) kicks off a long list of big ticket events on CTV this winter, including SUPER BOWL XLIX (Feb. 1), THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (Feb. 22), and THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS (March 15).
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Most shows continued their slow descent downwards this week, with Canada’s largest programs taking some of the biggest hits. The nation’s most popular series, The Big Bang Theory, lost 309,000 viewers from last week, while the nation’s second most popular program, Criminal Minds, bested it by losing 335,000. The week’s third place show, The Flash, held up better than I thought it would, only shedding 23,000.
Actually, when you take a look at the charts below, the only two shows that packed on viewers from last week are The Amazing Race and Blue Bloods, gaining 34,000 and 83,000 respectively.
As always, for more on the nation’s top programs, check out the daily charts below, and for even more, visit Numeris at the source link. Continue reading