Canadian TV Weekly Ratings Report: August 20th – 26th, 2012

In Canadian Channels by Tyler Thomson

This week; Big Brother, Hell’s Kitchen, and the News, all took the top spots in most markets. Find out the rest of the top 30 for Canada’s major cities and all of Canada, in this week’s Canadian TV Weekly Ratings Report.

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CALGARY TOP 30:

 Rank Program Broadcast Outlet Weekday Start End Total 2+ AMA(000)
1 NEWS HOUR Global Calgary (CICT/CI MTWTF.. 17:59 19:00 75
1 CTV EVENING NEWS CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ MTWTF.. 18:00 19:00 75
3 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global Calgary (CICT/CI MTWTF.. 17:30 17:59 73
4 ROOKIE BLUE Global Calgary (CICT/CI …T… 20:00 21:00 65
5 CFL FOOTBALL TSN+ …TFS. 19:30 22:18 62
6 GLOBAL NEWS Global Calgary (CICT/CI MTWTF.. 16:59 17:30 57
6 TWO AND A HALF MEN CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ …T… 21:31 22:00 57
8 CTV NEWS AT 5:30PM CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ MTWTF.. 17:30 18:00 56
9 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Calgary (CICT/CI …T… 22:00 23:00 55
10 WIPEOUT Global Calgary (CICT/CI …T… 21:00 22:00 54
10 CTV EVENING NEWS WKD CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ …..SS 18:00 19:00 54
12 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Calgary (CICT/CI ……S 21:00 22:00 53
12 GLOBAL NEWS Global Calgary (CICT/CI …..SS 17:59 19:00 53
14 MASTERCHEF CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ .T….. 22:00 23:00 52
15 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Calgary (CICT/CI ..W…. 21:00 22:00 51
15 SAVING HOPE CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ …T… 22:00 23:00 51
17 CTV FRIDAY MOVIE CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ ….F.. 20:00 23:00 46
18 HOTEL HELL Global Calgary (CICT/CI M…… 21:00 22:00 45
19 GLOBAL NEWS Global Calgary (CICT/CI MTWTF.. 23:00 0:03 44
20 AMER GOT TALENT AP Citytv Calgary (CKAL)+ .T….. 21:00 23:00 43
21 ENTERTMNT TONITE CAN Global Calgary (CICT/CI MTWTF.. 19:00 19:30 42
21 CTV NEWS AT 5 CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ MTWTF.. 17:00 17:30 42
23 GLOBAL NEWS Global Calgary (CICT/CI …..SS 23:00 23:35 41
24 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global Calgary (CICT/CI …..SS 17:30 17:59 40
24 GRIMM CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ M…… 20:00 21:00 40
26 FAMILY GUY Global Calgary (CICT/CI ……S 22:00 22:30 39
26 NCIS Global Calgary (CICT/CI .T….. 21:00 22:00 39
28 HOT IN CLEVELAND CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ .T….. 21:00 21:30 38
29 NCIS: LOS ANGELES Global Calgary (CICT/CI .T….. 22:00 23:00 37
29 C.S.I. CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ …T… 20:00 21:00 37
29 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Calgary (CFCN)+ MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 37

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EDMONTON TOP 30:

 Rank Program Broadcast Outlet Weekday Start End Total 2+ AMA(000)
1 NEWS HOUR Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 17:59 19:00 121
2 GLOBAL NEWS Global Edmonton (CITV) …..SS 17:59 19:00 95
3 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ …T… 21:00 21:31 94
4 HOTEL HELL Global Edmonton (CITV) M…… 21:00 22:00 93
5 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 17:30 17:59 92
6 CTV EVENING NEWS CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ MTWTF.. 18:00 19:00 76
7 NCIS: LOS ANGELES Global Edmonton (CITV) .T….. 22:00 23:00 67
8 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global Edmonton (CITV) …..SS 17:30 17:59 63
9 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Edmonton (CITV) ……S 21:00 22:00 62
9 TWO AND A HALF MEN CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ …T… 21:31 22:00 62
9 CFL FOOTBALL TSN+ …TFS. 19:30 22:18 62
9 HAWAII FIVE-O Global Edmonton (CITV) M…… 20:00 21:00 62
13 HOT IN CLEVELAND CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ .T….. 21:00 21:30 61
14 NCIS Global Edmonton (CITV) .T….. 21:00 22:00 60
15 GLOBAL NEWS Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 16:59 17:30 59
15 CRIMINAL MINDS CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ .T….. 20:00 21:00 59
17 CTV EVENING NEWS WKD CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ …..SS 18:00 19:00 57
18 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Edmonton (CITV) …T… 22:00 23:00 56
18 ROOKIE BLUE Global Edmonton (CITV) …T… 20:00 21:00 56
20 THE LISTENER CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ ..W…. 20:00 21:00 54
21 ENTERTMNT TONITE CAN Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 19:00 19:30 49
22 HELL’S KITCHEN Citytv Edmonton (CKEM M…… 22:00 23:00 48
23 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 47
23 CRIMETIME 10PM CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ …..S. 22:00 23:00 47
25 CASTLE CTV Edmonton (CFRN)+ M…… 21:00 22:00 42
26 GLOBAL NEWS MORNING Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 5:30 9:00 41
26 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Edmonton (CITV) ..W…. 21:00 22:00 41
28 YOUNG AND RESTLESS Global Edmonton (CITV) MTWTF.. 16:00 16:59 40
28 GLOBAL NEWS MORN ED. Global Edmonton (CITV) …..SS 7:00 10:00 40
30 MURDOCH MYSTERIES Citytv Edmonton (CKEM …..S. 22:00 23:00 39

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NATIONAL TOP 30:

 Rank Program Broadcast Outlet Weekday Start End Total 2+ AMA(000)
1 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Total …T… 21:00 22:00 1778
2 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Total …T… 20:00 20:31 1697
3 HOTEL HELL Global Total M…… 20:00 21:00 1684
4 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Total ……S 20:00 21:00 1629
5 MASTERCHEF CTV Total .T….. 21:00 22:00 1559
6 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Total ..W…. 20:00 21:00 1496
7 CTV EVENING NEWS CTV Total MTWTF.. 18:00 19:00 1476
8 SAVING HOPE CTV Total …T… 21:00 22:00 1463
9 HELL’S KITCHEN Citytv Total M…… 21:00 22:00 1355
10 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Total MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 1300
11 TWO AND A HALF MEN CTV Total …T… 20:31 21:00 1276
12 ROOKIE BLUE Global Total …T… 22:00 23:00 1269
13 CTV NATIONAL NEWS CTV Total MTWTFSS 23:00 23:30 1160
14 HOT IN CLEVELAND CTV Total .T….. 20:00 20:30 1156
15 CTV EVENING NEWS WKD CTV Total …..SS 18:00 19:00 1099
16 NCIS: LOS ANGELES Global Total .T….. 21:00 22:00 1092
17 CRIMINAL MINDS CTV Total .T….. 22:00 23:00 1080
18 GRIMM CTV Total M…… 22:00 23:00 1072
19 THE LISTENER CTV Total ..W…. 22:00 23:00 1042
20 NCIS Global Total .T….. 20:00 21:00 1025
21 SO YOU THINK.DANCE 9 CTV Total ..W…. 20:00 22:00 976
22 HAWAII FIVE-O Global Total M…… 22:00 23:00 945
23 C.S.I. CTV Total …T… 22:00 23:00 921
24 CRIMETIME 10PM CTV Total …..S. 22:00 23:00 911
25 THE MENTALIST CTV Total ……S 22:00 23:00 906
26 NEWS HOUR Global Total MTWTF.. 17:30 18:30 879
27 CASTLE CTV Total M…… 20:00 21:00 868
28 WIPEOUT Global Total …T… 20:00 21:00 836
29 YOUNG & THE RESTLESS Global Total MTWTF.. 16:30 17:30 823
30 AMER GOT TALENT AP Citytv Total .T….. 20:00 22:00 820

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QUEBEC TOP 30:

 Rang Rank Émissions Program Diffuseur Broadcast outlet Jour Day Début Start Fin End Total 2+ AMM/ AMA(000)
1 Face à face Québec 2012 TVA .T….. 21:00 22:00 1182
2 Face à face Québec 2012 TVA M…… 21:00 22:00 1159
3 Face à face Québec 2012 TVA ..W…. 21:00 22:00 1119
4 Qui perd gagne TVA .T….. 19:00 20:00 865
5 Poule aux oeufs d’or, La TVA ..W…. 19:30 20:00 855
6 Roue de fortune chez vous! TVA MTW…. 18:57 19:00 782
7 Chefs, Les SRC M…… 20:00 21:00 775
8 Qui perd gagne TVA M…… 19:00 20:00 770
9 Dieu merci! TVA ..W…. 20:00 21:00 742
10 TVA Nouvelles (18h – LV) TVA MTWTF.. 18:00 18:30 740
11 TVA Nouvelles (22h) TVA MTWTF.. 22:00 22:45 730
12 Fidèles au poste! TVA M…… 20:00 21:00 678
13 Sucré Salé TVA MTWTF.. 18:30 18:57 667
14 Minute pour gagner, Une TVA ……S 19:00 20:00 655
15 TVA Nouvelles (17h) TVA MTWTF.. 17:00 18:00 604
16 Dimanche à Hollywood TVA ……S 20:00 22:13 584
17 Beautés désespérées SRC .T….. 20:00 21:00 569
18 TVA Nouvelles (18h – SD) TVA …..SS 18:00 18:30 568
19 Film de filles TVA …T… 20:00 22:00 559
20 Cible, La TVA .T….. 20:00 21:00 540
20 Cinémax TVA …..S. 20:58 23:32 540
22 Ciné-Extra TVA …..S. 18:30 20:58 512
23 Gags, Les TVA ……S 18:30 19:00 504
24 Grand rire, Le SRC ……S 20:00 21:00 498
25 CSI NY V M…… 20:00 21:00 493
26 Petite séduction SRC ..W…. 20:00 21:00 472
27 Fièvre de la danse, La TVA …T… 19:00 20:00 459
28 Squelettes…placard SRC MTWT… 19:00 19:30 443
29 Film de gars TVA ….F.. 19:30 22:00 430
30 Un été signé M TVA ..W…. 19:00 19:30 427

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TORONTO TOP 30:

 Rank Program Broadcast Outlet Weekday Start End Total 2+ AMA(000)
1 HELL’S KITCHEN Citytv Ontario (CITY)+ M…… 21:00 22:00 459
2 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Ontario (CIII)+ ……S 20:00 21:00 398
3 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Ontario (CIII)+ …T… 21:00 22:00 370
4 BIG BROTHER 14 Global Ontario (CIII)+ ..W…. 20:00 21:00 326
5 MASTERCHEF CTV Ontario .T….. 21:00 22:00 321
6 HOTEL HELL Global Ontario (CIII)+ M…… 20:00 21:00 304
7 SAVING HOPE CTV Ontario …T… 21:00 22:00 292
8 NCIS: LOS ANGELES Global Ontario (CIII)+ .T….. 21:00 22:00 288
9 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Ontario …T… 20:00 20:31 280
10 CTV EVENING NEWS CTV Ontario MTWTF.. 18:00 19:00 274
11 GRIMM CTV Ontario M…… 22:00 23:00 266
12 ROOKIE BLUE Global Ontario (CIII)+ …T… 22:00 23:00 259
13 CTV NATIONAL NEWS CTV Ontario MTWTFSS 23:00 23:30 255
14 NCIS Global Ontario (CIII)+ .T….. 20:00 21:00 241
15 THE LISTENER CTV Ontario ..W…. 22:00 23:00 235
16 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Ontario MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 227
17 CTV EVENING NEWS WKD CTV Ontario …..SS 18:00 19:00 217
17 CTV FRIDAY MOVIE CTV Ontario ….F.. 20:00 23:00 217
19 SO YOU THINK.DANCE 9 CTV Ontario ..W…. 20:00 22:00 215
20 HOT IN CLEVELAND CTV Ontario .T….. 20:00 20:30 209
21 COPPER Showcase+ ……S 21:00 22:00 207
22 TWO AND A HALF MEN CTV Ontario …T… 20:31 21:00 205
23 MIKE & MOLLY CTV Ontario M…… 21:31 22:00 201
24 JEOPARDY CBC Ontario MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 200
24 THE MENTALIST CTV Ontario ……S 22:00 23:00 200
26 CRIMETIME 10PM CTV Ontario …..S. 22:00 23:00 196
27 AMER GOT TALENT AR Citytv Ontario (CITY)+ ..W…. 21:00 22:00 194
28 AMER GOT TALENT AP Citytv Ontario (CITY)+ .T….. 20:00 22:00 189
29 C.S.I. CTV Ontario …T… 22:00 23:00 187
30 60 MINUTES CHCH+ ……S 19:00 20:00 180

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VANCOUVER TOP 30:

 Rank Program Broadcast Outlet Weekday Start End Total 2+ AMA(000)
1 NEWS HOUR Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 18:00 19:00 271
2 GLOBAL NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …..SS 18:00 19:00 250
3 MASTERCHEF CTV Vancouver (CIVT)+ .T….. 21:00 22:00 213
4 HOTEL HELL Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ M…… 20:00 21:00 175
5 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 17:30 18:00 171
5 BIG BROTHER 14 Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ ……S 20:00 21:00 171
7 NCIS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ .T….. 20:00 21:00 150
8 GLOBAL NATIONAL Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …..SS 17:30 18:00 140
9 BIG BANG THEORY CTV Vancouver (CIVT)+ …T… 20:00 20:31 137
10 GLOBAL NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 17:00 17:30 134
11 SAT MORN. NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …..S. 7:00 10:00 129
11 SAVING HOPE CTV Vancouver (CIVT)+ …T… 21:00 22:00 129
13 BIG BROTHER 14 Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ ..W…. 20:00 21:00 124
14 HELL’S KITCHEN Citytv Vancouver (CKVU)+ M…… 21:00 22:00 123
15 ENTERTAINMENT TONITE Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 19:00 19:30 118
16 SUNDAY MORNING NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ ……S 8:00 10:00 115
17 SUNDAY EVE. MOVIE CBC Vancouver (CBUT)+ ……S 19:00 22:00 113
18 AMER GOT TALENT AP Citytv Vancouver (CKVU)+ .T….. 20:00 22:00 112
19 CFL FOOTBALL TSN+ …TFS. 19:30 22:18 111
20 BIG BROTHER 14 Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …T… 21:00 22:00 107
21 JEOPARDY CBC Vancouver (CBUT)+ MTWTF.. 19:30 20:00 103
22 ROOKIE BLUE Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …T… 22:00 23:00 102
23 THE NATIONAL PT 1 CBC Vancouver (CBUT)+ ……S 22:00 22:25 93
24 GLOBAL NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 23:00 0:05 88
25 16:9 BIGGER PICTURE Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …..S. 19:00 20:00 87
25 NCIS: LOS ANGELES Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ .T….. 21:00 22:00 87
27 GLOBAL NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ …..SS 23:00 23:34 86
28 TWO AND A HALF MEN CTV Vancouver (CIVT)+ …T… 20:31 21:00 85
29 STARS EARN STRIPES Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ M…… 21:00 22:00 82
30 GLOBAL NEWS Global BC (CHAN/CHBC)+ MTWTF.. 12:00 13:00 81

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The charts show the Top 30 TV programs for all networks and Canadian specialty networks for the week indicated. Programs are ranked based on their AMA(000). AMA(000) is the average minute audience in thousands. The charts also indicates the broadcast outlet on which the program aired and the program’s start and end time (shown in Eastern Time).

Ratings Data Copyright 2012 by BBM Canada and Sondages BBM in Quebec.