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Canadian Ratings - Febuary 13 -> 19


Global had its usual strong Monday. House opened at 1,691,000. NCIS did 1,525,000 followed by a record turnout for Hawaii FIVE-0 (2,052,000).

The Voice opened at 8 for CTV with 1,748,000 viewers, down slightly from the week before. Of more concern has to be Smash, which dropped 25 per cent from its opening week to 983,000 viewers.

Two and a Half Men was again the big draw over at CTV Two, where it was found by 1,328,000. Mike & Molly followed at 9:30 (1,097,000). Castle did 776,000. The Mentalist at 8 drew 423,000.

Alcatraz seems to have found its level in Week 5 on City (749,000). How I Met Your Mother (824,000) and a soaring 2 Broke Girls (965,000) opened City’s night, with Law & Order: UK (159,000) airing at 10.

With all the first-run import competition, CBC’s Monday lineup was down for a second week. New comedy Mr. D drew 684,000 viewers, Little Mosque 371,000 and Redemption Inc. 457,000.

A Canucks game scored 469,000 on Sportsnet Pacific. Score pinned 283,000 with WWE Raw. History saw 257,000 tune in for Vietnam in HD, again just a bit higher than what they drew at 5:30 for a rerun of M*A*S*H (244,000). Midsomer Murders killed on TVO (232,000). Episode 3 of Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All drew 188,000 on Discovery. Pretty Little Liars on MuchMusic drew 182,000.


Glee (1,720,000) remains a steady draw at Global. NCIS: Los Angeles rounded up 1,993,000 at 9 with Parenthood raising another 663,000 at 10.

Whitney (909,000), Hot in Cleveland (972,000) and the second episode of The River (803,000, down from 1,268,000 the week before) kept CTV under the million mark for two prime-time hours. Unforgettable (1,341,000) boosted things back up at 10.

The Rick Mercer Report roared back with a new episode (1,144,000) as did 22 Minutes (860,000). Arctic Air seems to have found its level (734,000).

Last Man Standing (295,000) led into the season premiere of Cougar Town (346,000) on City. New Girl (569,000) followed, leading into Raising Hope (306,000) and, at 10, Body of Proof (547,000).

CTV Two went with a movie (269,000) and The Mentalist (237,000).

Leafs vs. Flames brought 558,000 to Sportsnet Ontario and another 278,000 to Sportsnet West. Discovery had another bonanza with an hour of Gold Rush Alaska (443,000). Brad Meltzer Decoded (306,000) was topped by American Pickers (466,000) at History. On TSN, 342,000 caught “Lin-sanity” as the Raptors met the Knicks. Canada’s Handyman Challenge did 256,000 on HGTV. The L.A. Complex (22,000) went quietly at MuchMusic.


The 24th season premiere of Survivor launched its “One World” edition on Global with a strong 2,432,000 overnight, estimated viewers (maintaining its hold on viewers 18 to 49). Nothing else survived on Global, including Are You There Chelsea? (304,000), The Office (240,000) and Kitchen Nightmares (463,000).

CSI at 10 (2,256,000) outdrew a two-hour American Idol (2,117,000) on CTV.

Criminal Minds (1,422,000) exploded over at CTV Two. Law & Order: SVU followed at 10 (512,000).

A repeat of Dragons’ Den (961,000) on CBC and heavy competition didn’t derail Republic of Doyle’s million-plus streak (1,075,000).

When the Leafs are winning, everybody wins, including TSN, which saw 1,418,000 tune in for Wednesday’s tilt with the Penguins.

City had a typical week with The Middle (289,000), Suburgatory (367,000), Modern Family (880,000), Happy Endings (540,000) and Revenge (463,000).

CTV Two had nothing over 100,000 until Law & Order: SVU (440,000).

Boston/Montreal drew 690,000 on TSN while Vancouver/Colorado did 491,000 on Sportsnet Pacific.

Back-to-back episodes of American Restoration drew 297,000 and 304,000 on History, where IRT: Deadliest Roads drove off with 342,000 and Boston Rob’s Around the World in 80 Ways did 165,000. Four Weddings Canada did 144,000 on Slice.


Big Bang Theory (3,537,000) was back to its usual peak on CTV. Up All Night climbed to 1,037,000 at 8:30. Grey’s Anatomy fell to 1,817,000. The Mentalist finished strong with 2,086,000.

A two-hour American Idol (1,441,000) was up a bit on CTV Two. A repeat of Criminal Minds (359,000) followed.

Those busy Leafs drew another 924,000 taking on the Flyers on TSN.

The Exes was up but still a weak start for Global at 8 (240,000), but Rob (963,000) continues to surprise. A House rerun drew 294,000 at 9, followed by The Firm, 589,000 at 10.

Nature of Things (471,000) and Doc Zone (407,000) kept CBC in the prime-time race.

City aired 30 Rock (265,000) and Parks and Recreation (275,000), then got a big jump out of Person of Interest (1,019,000). Private Practice ended City’s night with 574,000.

A Calgary/Dallas NHL game scored 500,000 on TSN. Undercover Boss Canada stayed strong on W, hiring another 454,000 at 9 p.m.


CTV got a boost from slotting Undercover Boss at 8 (1,651,000). A repeat of Law & Order: SVU followed (726,000), then Blue Bloods (1,791,000).

Marketplace held steady at 911,000 overnight, estimated viewers with “Recruitment Rip-off.” Mercer 2.0 followed big with 740,000 on CBC, then the fifth estate aired “The Lost Boys” (500,000).

A Gifted Man (881,000), King (270,000) and Ringer (324,000) worked the Friday shift at Global.

The news special Tough Choices (83,000) opened the night for City followed by Fringe at 9 (414,000) and Mantracker (163,000). Shark Tank (396,000) put a bite on CTV Two, followed by Nikita (203,000) and Dateline (253,000).

Boston/Winnipeg scored 663,000 on TSN. WWE Smackdown drew 263,000 on Score. The Secret Circle opened to 60,000 on Much.


Hockey Night in Canada saw 2,228,000 come out for the Toronto/Vancouver tilt. The late game, featuring Calgary and LA, drew 867,000.

Tournament of Hearts Curling (592,000) was an afternoon hit on TSN. An alumni-packed Saturday Night Live drew 429,000 at 11:30 p.m. on Global. Merlin did 289,000 on Space.


CTV had to be happy to see The Amazing Race roar back with 2,422,000 viewers. Desperate Housewives followed with 1,334,000 and then the series finale of Pan Am (733,000). Once Upon a Time opened the night at 7 with 1,497,000.

The 500th episode of The Simpsons was watched by an overnight, estimated 1,178,000 on Global. Napoleon Dynamite (737,000), Family Guy (690,000), American Dad (575,000), The Good Wife (592,000) and The West Block (98,000) followed.

A Hockey Night in Canada Sunday special featuring Montreal and Jersey did so-so (683,000). The new animated Ben’s City previewed to 112,000 at 9:30 on most CBC stations.

City’s big Sunday draw once again was America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7 (536,000). CSI: Miami arrested 701,000 on CTV Two.

Three rounds of curling drew around a half million viewers each Sunday on TSN, peaking at 596,000. Vancouver/Edmonton was a hockey draw on Sportsnet Pacific (481,000) and Sportsnet West (191,000). Lost Girl was found by 232,000 on Showcase.
Source: Toronto.com Brioux Report