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More Momentum: CTV Wins Sunday to Cap Off Unbeatable Premiere Week


More Momentum: CTV Wins Sunday to Cap Off Unbeatable Premiere Week

- More wins: CTV wins six of seven nights during Premiere Week - - More hits: CTV is home to #1 New and Returning Program, #1 New and Returning Drama, and #1 New and Returning Comedy - - More favourites: THE AMAZING RACE leads Sunday with 2.4 million viewers - - More viewers: CTV wins Friday with nearly 70% lead over Global -

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TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - CTV ended Premiere Week last night with another huge primetime win, making CTV the #1 network six out of seven nights with total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49. Winning Night 7 on Sunday with total viewers and in all key demos, CTV led every hour of primetime and delivered the Top 4 programs of the night among total viewers and A25-54, led by the 23(rd) season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE with 2.4 million viewers.

It was one of the biggest Premiere Weeks ever for CTV, which saw the network end the week with more programs in the Top 5 (four) and Top 10 (seven) than all other networks combined. CTV won six out of seven nights in total viewers as well as A25-54 and A18-49, leading its next closest competitor with 65% more viewers in primetime among total viewers. With final data still to come, a closer look at Fall Premieres reveals:

_____________________________________________________________________ | |Total Viewers |A 25-54 |A18-49 | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 New Series |MARVEL'S AGENTS |MARVEL'S AGENTS |MARVEL'S AGENTS OF| | |OF S.H.I.E.L.D. |OF S.H.I.E.L.D. |S.H.I.E.L.D. | | | | | | | |(2.7 million) |(1.4 million) |(1.4 million) | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 Returning |THE BIG BANG |THE BIG BANG |THE BIG BANG | |Series |THEORY |THEORY |THEORY | | | | | | | |(4.3 million) |(2.1 million) |(2.0 million) | | | | | | | | | | | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 New Drama |MARVEL'S AGENTS |MARVEL'S AGENTS |MARVEL'S AGENTS OF| | |OF S.H.I.E.L.D. |OF S.H.I.E.L.D. |S.H.I.E.L.D. | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 Returning |NCIS (2.6 |CRIMINAL MINDS |CRIMINAL MINDS | |Drama |million) | | | | | |(931,000) |(899,000) | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 New Comedy |THE GOLDBERGS |THE GOLDBERGS |THE GOLDBERGS | | | | | | | |(1.3 million) |(596,000) |(579,000) | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 Returning |THE BIG BANG |THE BIG BANG |THE BIG BANG | |Comedy |THEORY |THEORY |THEORY | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 New Reality|MASTERCHEF JUNIOR|MASTERCHEF JUNIOR|MASTERCHEF JUNIOR | |Series | | | | | |(1.4 million) |(631,000) |(604,000) | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________| |#1 Returning |THE AMAZING RACE |SURVIVOR (1.1 |SURVIVOR (1.0 | |Reality Series| |million) |million) | | |(2.4 million) | | | |______________|_________________|_________________|__________________|

A closer look at Sunday:


    --  1.3 million viewers went on a trip to Neverland during the
        Season 3 premiere of ONCE UPON A TIME at 7 p.m., which won its
        timeslot with total viewers and in all key demos.
    --  At 8 p.m., THE AMAZING RACE was the #1 program of the day with
        total viewers and all key demos. Up 4% versus its premiere last
        spring, THE AMAZING RACE also led the night in the key markets
        of Toronto and Vancouver.
    --  At 9 p.m. a new episode of CASTLE saw double-digit growth over
        its premiere episode last week with total viewers as well as
        all key demos. Watched by 1.7 million viewers, last night's
        episode led its timeslot in all key markets with total viewers,
        and also saw growth in the Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary
        markets with total viewers and A18-49 and A25-54 versus last
        week.
    --  As the #2 program of the day with A18-49 and A25-54, THE
        MENTALIST returned at 10 p.m. with 1.8 million viewers. Up 3%
        with A25-54 over its premiere last season, THE MENTALIST won
        its timeslot in all metered markets with total viewers and
        A18-49 and A25-54.

CTV also saw strong performances from its Friday and Saturday night line-ups, 
winning primetime on Friday for the fifth night in a row among A25-54 and 
A18-49 and with nearly 70% more total viewers than Global.

A closer look at Friday:
    --  MASTERCHEF JUNIOR had the strongest premiere ever for the
        MASTERCHEF franchise with 1.4 million viewers, winning its 8
        p.m. timeslot nationally and in metered markets among total
        viewers and all key demos. The series premiere was also the
        most-watched program nationally Friday night for A18-49, with
        double-digit growth in the demo in Toronto, Vancouver, and
        Calgary markets versus the same timeslot last year.
    --  BLUE BLOODS returned strong at 10 p.m. with 1.5 million
        viewers, winning its timeslot with total viewers and in all key
        demos.
    --  CTV and CTV Two captured four of the Top 5 programs of the
        night (non-sports) among total viewers and A18-49 with
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR and BLUE BLOODS on CTV, and UNDERCOVER BOSS
        and SHARK TANK on CTV Two.

A closer look at Saturday:
    --  A new episode of W5 at 7 p.m. followed by ONCE UPON A TIME:
        JOURNEY TO NEVERLAND special at 8 p.m. both won their timeslots
        with total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49 (non-sports).
    --  In a re-match of the Monday night dramas, an encore of the
        premiere of the thrilling new drama HOSTAGES at 9 p.m. led THE
        BLACKLIST (Global/NBC) among both and A25-54 and A18-49.

**Media Note** Photography is available online at BellMediaPR.ca

New episodes of CTV's hit series continue this week, and new original drama 
series PLAYED premiering Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. All of last 
night's episodes on CTV are available across CTV's digital platforms on 
CTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile channel and through video on demand 
partners such as Bell Fibe.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

Twitter: @CTV_PR @CTV_Television

Facebook: facebook.com/ctv

About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality 
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been 
Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years in a row. CTV 
is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading 
assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, 
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about 
CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca.

Source: BBM Canada, Overnight vs. Overnight, Primetime 7-11 p.m.

 

SOURCE CTV

Matthew Almeida, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2629 or matthew.almeida@bellmedia.ca Christy Sullivan, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.3624 or christy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca

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