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CTV hits Thursday night ratings goldmine with CSI series

BBM and Nielson reports, showed that Thursday night's season premiere of CSI (9 p.m.) pulled in almost four million viewers, which translates into a new record audience in Canada (for that program), surpassing Canada's gold medal win in the World Cup Hockey Championship Sept. 14 (CBC 3.83 million viewers).
CSI also surpassed the season premiere of Survivor: Vanuatu, which aired on Global/CBS with 3 million viewers. Following the season premiere of CSI was the medical drama ER (10 p.m.), which also took top honours for Thursday night - nearly doubling the audience of Global/CBS's Without a Trace. On Nov. 4, CTV will be adding tween favourite The O.C. series to its Thursday night line up beginning at 8 p.m.

BBM and Nielson reports, showed that Thursday night’s season premiere of CSI (9 p.m.) pulled in almost four million viewers, which translates into a new record audience in Canada (for that program), surpassing Canada’s gold medal win in the World Cup Hockey Championship Sept. 14 (CBC 3.83 million viewers).

CSI also surpassed the season premiere of Survivor: Vanuatu, which aired on Global/CBS with 3 million viewers. Following the season premiere of CSI was the medical drama ER (10 p.m.), which also took top honours for Thursday night – nearly doubling the audience of Global/CBS’s Without a Trace. On Nov. 4, CTV will be adding tween favourite The O.C. series to its Thursday night line up beginning at 8 p.m.