CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI Team Up to Make CTV #1 Wednesday

- CTV's primetime lineup is #1 for the second night in a row in all key demos - 
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TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The combination of fan favourite series CRIMINAL 
MINDS and CSI propelled CTV to the #1 spot again on Wednesday night, with the 
network winning primetime in total viewers and all key demos. For the second 
night in a row, CTV was the most-watched network in Canada for all key demos*. 
A closer look at Wednesday: 


    --  At 9 p.m. CRIMINAL MINDS captured 2 million viewers, winning
        its timeslot with total viewers and all key demos. With
        two-and-a-half times more viewers than both SEAN SAVES THE
        WORLD (772,000; Global) and THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW (767,000;
        Global), CRIMINAL MINDS was also the most-watched program of
        the night in Toronto, and won its timeslot in all metered
        markets among conventional networks with total viewers.
    --  At 10 p.m., CSI (1.8 million viewers) garnered 48% more viewers
        than the series premiere of IRONSIDE (1.2 million, Global/NBC),
        winning its timeslot among entertainment programs with total
        viewers and in all key demos. CSI also led its timeslot in the
        Toronto and Alberta markets with total viewers, and the key
        A25-54 and A18-49 demos.

Earlier this week, CTV's Tuesday night primetime lineup of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF 
S.H.I.E.L.D., THE GOLDBERGS, TROPHY WIFE, and PERSON OF INTEREST also won the 
night in all key demos, up 16% A25-54, 37% A18-49, and 57% A18-34 versus 
Global. MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. was also the top entertainment program 
on Tuesday night among all key demos.

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CTV's new original drama series PLAYED premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT on 
CTV. 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.

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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, Primetime 7-11 p.m.
* Entertainment programming



SOURCE  CTV 
Matthew Almeida, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2629 
ormatthew.almeida@bellmedia.ca Christy Sullivan, CTV and CTV Two, 
416.384.3624 orchristy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca 
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