TSN Attracts 2.5 Million Viewers for Canada-Russia New Year's Eve Game at the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

TSN Attracts 2.5 Million Viewers for Canada-Russia New Year's Eve Game at the 
2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP 
- More than 8.3 million Canadians have watched some part of Team Canada's 
opening round games at the World Juniors in Ufa, Russia -
- Average minute of Team Canada's round-robin games were watched by 1.8 
million viewers on TSN across live and repeat broadcasts -
- Team Canada faces off against Team USA in semifinal action tomorrow at 4 
a.m. ET live on TSN, TSN Mobile TV, TSN Radio, and TSN.ca - 
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TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Fans have been waking up early and staying up 
late to cheer on Team Canada at the World Juniors, as overnight data from BBM 
Canada confirms that the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP in Ufa, Russia 
has recorded solid ratings for TSN and TSN2 during the opening round of the 
tournament. 
The average minute of Team Canada's decisive victory over Team Russia on New 
Year's Eve was watched by 2.5 million viewers* over TSN's live and encore 
broadcasts - making it the most-watched round-robin game of this year's 
tournament. Overall, 6.4 million Canadians watched some part of TSN and 
TSN2's coverage of the Canada-Russia World Juniors game on New Year's Eve. 
Throughout the opening round, TSN and TSN2 delivered live and encore 
presentations of all of Team Canada's round-robin games. To date, more than 
8.3 million Canadians have watched some part of Team Canada's round-robin 
action from the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP on TSN and TSN2. The 
average minute of Team Canada's round-robin games were watched by 1.8 million 
viewers on TSN across live and repeat broadcasts. 
The audience breakdown for Team Canada's round-robin games at the 2013 IIHF 
WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP is as follows: 
Wednesday, Dec. 26 
--  Canada vs. Germany
  o Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 372,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 12 noon ET - 849,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 178,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 10:30 p.m. ET - 39,000 viewers on TSN2 
Friday, Dec. 28 
--  Canada vs. Slovakia
  o Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 286,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 12 noon ET - 610,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 496,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 10:50 p.m. ET - 58,000 viewers on TSN2 
Sunday, Dec. 30 
--  Canada vs. USA
  o Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 561,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 12 noon ET - 904,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 8 p.m. ET - 191,000 viewers on TSN2 
Monday, Dec. 31 
--  Canada vs. Russia
  o Live at 9 a.m. ET - 1.6 million viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 12 noon ET - 447,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 412,000 viewers on TSN
  o Encore at 11:20 p.m. ET - 59,000 viewers on TSN2 
TSN's coverage of the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP continues tomorrow 
(Thursday, Jan. 3) with live semifinal action featuring Team Canada taking on 
Team USA at 4 a.m. ET, followed by Team Sweden facing off against Team Russia 
at 8 a.m. ET. Fans can also watch the games live on TSN Mobile TV, purchase 
live pay-per-view streaming of the match-ups on TSN.ca, or listen live on the 
following TSN Radio and TEAM Radio stations across the country: TSN Radio 1050 
Toronto, TSN Radio 690 Montreal, TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg, TEAM 1040 in 
Vancouver, and TEAM 1200 in Ottawa. Live radio streaming is also available 
on TSN.ca. 
TSN's 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP broadcast schedule for the semifinal 
and medal rounds is as follows: 
 _____________________________________________________________________
|         Date   |         Game    |       Live     |      Encore     |
|                |                 |     Broadcast  |   Presentations |
|________________|_________________|________________|_________________|
|Thursday, Jan. 3|   Semifinal #1: |4 a.m. ET on TSN|11 a.m. ET on TSN|
|                |      Canada     |                | 7:30 p.m. ET on |
|                |      vs. USA    |                |       TSN       |
|                |                 |                |  Jan. 4 at 12   |
|                |                 |                |   midnight ET   |
|                |                 |                |     on TSN2     |
|________________|_________________|________________|_________________|
|Thursday, Jan. 3|   Semifinal #2: |8 a.m. ET on TSN|2 p.m. ET on TSN |
|                |      Sweden     |                |  Jan. 5 at 12   |
|                |    vs. Russia   |                |   midnight ET   |
|                |                 |                |     on TSN2     |
|________________|_________________|________________|_________________|
|Saturday, Jan. 5|Bronze Medal game|4 a.m. ET on TSN|Jan. 6 at 1 a.m. |
|                |                 |                |      ET on      |
|                |                 |                |      TSN2       |
|________________|_________________|________________|_________________|
|Saturday, Jan. 5| Gold Medal game |8 a.m. ET on TSN| 1:30 p.m. ET on |
|                |                 |                |       TSN       |
|                |                 |                |7 p.m. ET on TSN |
|                |                 |                |10:30 p.m. ET on |
|                |                 |                |      TSN2       |
|                |                 |                | Jan. 6 at 3:30  |
|                |                 |                |     p.m. ET     |
|                |                 |                |     on TSN      |
|________________|_________________|________________|_________________| 
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*Source: BBM Canada across live and repeat airings 
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