Global Reality Channel made its anticipated broadcast debut on Thursday, July 1 and the viewership results are a clear indication that viewers love Canada’s first and only reality channel. As the confirmed BBM audience data now shows, by the end of its launch weekend Global Reality Channel was already a Top 5 digital channel (A18-49), ranking above a variety of well-established digital channels. This impressive out-of-the-gate achievement further proves that Global Reality Channel’s addictive all-reality schedule is striking a chord with television viewers.
Canadian Digital Channel Rankings – Confirmed Data for July 4, 2010:
1) National Geographic Channel
3) DIY Network
4) Teletoon Retro
5) Global Reality Channel
6) Showcase Diva
8) BBC CANADA
9) Mystery TV
10) Animal Planet
Source: BBM Canada PPM Data
All reality, all the time, the summer schedule is bursting with addictive series and marathons, offering viewers a 24/7 destination for hit reality programming. Viewers can look forward to upcoming weekend marathons of Top Chef (July 25 and 26) and Survivor All Stars/Big Brother All Stars (July 31 and August 1), as well as new episodes of the smash-hit sensation, Big Brother, back-to-back every Tuesday from 8 – 11 pm ET. Global Reality Channel launched on July 1, 2010 to over one million Rogers Digital VIP customers. Canwest is currently in discussions with additional television providers and further distribution announcements are forthcoming.
Viewers can visit globalreality.ca for more reality content including reality tidbits and trivia, behind-the-scenes images and the always-entertaining Global Reality Channel blog. Global Reality Channel also interacts with reality TV fans on Twitter (www.twitter.com/GlobalRealityTV) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/globalrealitychannel) – the engaging and topical social media pages have received a positive response from television fans and continue to grow and attract new fans and followers every day.
Global Reality Channel is a Canwest Broadcasting channel.