CTV wins the top five again
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – Feb. 5-11, 2007

Global's House has strong viewership in Toronto and Vancouver, but a noticeably weaker standing in Calgary, according to the latest charts. CTV's CSI tops the charts everywhere except Quebec. On the national scene, Global's got three in the top ten spots, while CTV owns the rest.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+) according to BBM/Nielsen – Feb. 5-11.

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami measured the top audience of the night with an average of 2.937 viewers in the 10 pm time slot. Global’s Prison Break took the 8 pm time slot with 1.650 million, although CTV’s Corner Gas raked in a close 1.628 million. In the 9 pm time slot, CTV’s Law & Order: CI earned 1.455 million viewers against Global’s Heroes, which got 1.331 million.

Tuesday: CTV’s American Idol earned 3.153 million viewers in the 8 pm time slot. Global’s House won the 9 pm time slot with a 2.449 million average, against CTV’s Criminal Minds, which got 1.3 million that night. The 10 pm time slot went to CTV’s Law & Order: SVU with slightly more than 2 million.

Wednesday: CTV took the 10 pm time slot with an average 3.3 million viewers watching CSI: New York. The net also took the 9 pm time slot with American Idol‘s 2.749 million average, along with the 8 pm time slot, which delivered 1.592 million viewers for the return of Lost.

Thursday: CSI on CTV won the top spot with CSI, which clocked an average of 3.557 million viewers in the 9 pm time slot, while Global’s Deal or No Deal got 2.193 million. Global’s Survivor: Fiji raked in 2.643 viewers to win the 8 pm time slot, although CTV’s Grey’s Anatomy earned a healthy 2.216 million for that hour. And the 10 pm time slot went to CTV’s ER, which measured 2.094 million viewers against Global’s Shark, which earned 1.5 million.

Friday: CTV’s Law & Order got the highest Friday night numbers with 1.7 million viewers at 10 pm and 1.623 million watching Ghost Whisperer at 8 pm. Global’s closest contender for the 10 pm crowd was Numb3rs, which took in 1.198 million viewers. The 9 pm time slot was a close race with CTV’s Close to Home hitting an average of 1.242 million viewers and Global getting 1.195 million for Las Vegas.

Saturday: CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada‘s got a strong hold on the top numbers for Saturday night. Airing from 7 pm to 10 pm, the net’s numbers measured 1.667 million viewers, up from 1.582 million the previous week.

Sunday: CTV won the Sunday night crown with an average 1.918 million viewers tuning in for Desperate Housewives at 9 pm. The Grammy Awards on Global got 1.826 million viewers on average, from 8 pm to 11:30 pm. CTV’s Criminal Minds earned a healthy 1.332 million viewers for its Sunday 8 pm broadcast.

For lists of the top 30 TV shows nationally and by region for the week, according to BBM/Nielsen, please click the links below: