Analysis: Survey Two – 2007 BBM: Radio ratings sizzling hot

The new book is here, so put down that tanning lotion and check who's hot (or not).

Toronto: A great book for CHUM-FM, earning bragging rights at the top of the ratings heap with a 10.4% share (up from 8.4%) of hours tuned for A12+. Another good book for CHFI-FM, jumping to 9.6% share (up from 9.2%). Good news for 680 News with a 6.3% share (up from 5.4%). CHUM-FM, with Roger, Rick and Marilyn at the helm, continues to lead the way for females 25-54 with an impressive 18.3% share (up from 17.7%). CHFI-FM holds the #2 position for F25-54 with a 14.1% share (up from 12.0%), followed by EZ Rock 97.3, delivering a 10.7% share (up from 9.0%). Q107 remains a strong #1 with M25-54, posting a 12.2% share (down from 13.9%). The Edge increased its lead for M18-34 turning in a 17.7% share (up from 17.1%).

Vancouver: CKNW remained #1 for A12+ with a 10.0% share of hours tuned (up from 9.9%). A very nice book for The Beat 94.5, boasting a 7.6% share for A12+ (up from 6.8%). 103.5 QM-FM retained the #1 F25-54 position with a 12.4% share (down from 14.1%). Rock 101 holds the lead in the M25-54 category with a dominant 12.8% (down from 15. %). The FOX stays on top for M18-34, delivering a 17.8% share of hours tuned (down from 18.9%).

Winnipeg: CJOB kept its grip on an imposing leadership position with a 17.0% share of hours tuned for A12+ (down from 18.0%). CBC held the #2 spot with a 9.1% share (down from 9.6%). A great book for Hot 103, which leapt into the lead for F25-54 with a 14.3% share of hours tuned (up from 10.5%). Another strong showing from 92CITI-FM, posting an 18.8% (up from 18.4%) share of hours tuned.

Montreal: Energie 94.3 leads the way with a 11.0% (up from 10.0%) share of hours tuned A12., The F25-54 race continues to be hot with105.7 Rythme FM topping the list at 16.9 % share (up from16.8%) followed by Rock Détente 107.3 at 12.4% (down from 15.3%) and Energie 94.3 at 12.2% (down from 12.7%). A solid book for Energie 94.3, holding top spot with M25-54, posting a 16.0% (up from 15.8%). For Montreal Anglo, CHOM-FM holds down the top spot for M25-54 with a 27.7% share of hours tuned (up from 25.8%) while F25-54 features Q92 boasting a great performance with a 29.2% share (down from 29.6%) followed by MIX96 at 24.8% (up from 23.4%).

Calgary: A very close race. Country 105 remains on top of A12+ with a 11.4% share of hours tuned (up from 10.9%) closely followed by 96.9 JACK-FM at 10.7% (up from 8.2%). JACK-FM claimed the #1 position for M25-54 with 14.8% share of hours tuned (up from 12.5%). F25-54 also goes to JACK-FM with a 15.2% share of hours tuned (up from 10.8%)

Edmonton: CHED holds top honours for A12+ with a 12.3% share (up from 11.9% last time out). For F25-54, 92.5 Joe-FM leads the way with a 16.2% (up from 13.0%). For M25-54, The Bear is #1 with a 13.0% (down from 16.3%).

Ottawa-Gatineau: CBC Radio One holds its lead with a 13.2% share of hours tuned for A12+ (up from 11.1 %). CHEZ 106 continues to leads the way with M25-54, delivering 13.4% share of hours tuned (up from 12.0%). For F25-54, Majic100 tops the list with a 14.0% share (down from 15.2%).

David Bray is SVP of Toronto’s Hennessy & Bray Communications (www.hennessyandbray.com)

See summary charts below – a brief overview of share figures from the Survey Two 2007 BBM prepared by David Bray.

Toronto
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio Two 1.8 1.9 .7 .5 1.0 .8
CBC Radio One 5.4 7.6 4.2 4.9 3.7 5.6
AM 640 Toronto 1.4 1.9 .7 .7 2.6 3.0
Classical 96.3 FM 4.6 5.0 2.4 3.3 2.2 2.8
102.1 The Edge 4.4 4.8 2.7 4.0 6.2 7.3
News Talk 1010 CFRB 5.1 5.4 2.5 3.4 2.6 2.5
680 News 6.3 5.4 4.9 4.6 7.9 6.5
Flow 93.5 3.3 2.2 3.6 1.8 2.8 1.5
98.1 CHFI-FM 9.6 9.2 14.1 12.0 5.0 5.9
1050 CHUM 1.0 1.6 .6 1.1 .9 1.8
104.5 CHUM-FM 10.4 8.4 18.3 17.7 9.7 6.7
AM 740 Prime Time Radio 3.9 4.7 .6 .8 .1 .6
Z103.5 4.5 5.1 4.3 5.6 4.0 5.0
Q107 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.3 12.2 13.9
Country 95.3 1.3 1.6 1.5 3.0 1.6 .9
92.5 Jack-FM 2.4 2.3 2.7 2.7 4.1 4.7
The FAN 590 2.7 1.9 .4 .2 5.2 5.1
97.3 EZ Rock 6.2 6.1 10.7 9.0 4.6 5.2
Jazz FM 91 1.7 1.7 1.1 1.1 2.3 1.7
88.5 The Jewel 1.2 1.5 .8 1.0 .7 .1
Mix 99.9 3.8 3.5 6.7 6.1 3.2 3.8
Other 12.4 11.5 10.8 10.9 17.3 14.7

Vancouver
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio One 8.4 8.7 6.4 8.8 5.8 5.8
CBC Radio Two 6.5 7.4 4.1 5.5 4.1 3.0
The Beat 94.5 7.6 6.8 9.8 6.1 5.7 4.7
Rock 101 6.1 7.3 5.1 5.0 12.8 15.8
99.3 The Fox 4.7 4.8 3.9 2.8 7.9 8.5
CFUN 1410 AM 1.6 1.4 1.7 1.7 .8 .8
AM 730 Traffic .3 .4 .3 .4 .4 .5
103.5 QM FM 8.2 8.4 12.4 14.1 5.6 5.3
Oldies 650 CISL 1.9 2.3 1.5 1.9 1.6 1.3
JR FM 5.8 6.2 7.9 7.8 3.1 5.4
Unforgettable 600 AM 3.1 2.8 .8 .7 .7 .9
104.9 Clear-FM 4.1 5.4 6.2 8.7 1.9 2.9
96.9 Jack FM 6.8 5.6 9.5 8.6 12.2 9.0
CKNW 10.0 9.9 3.5 4.7 5.9 6.3
The Team 1040 3.2 3.5 .9 1.0 7.8 7.9
News 1130 4.4 4.7 3.9 3.8 4.6 5.6
Z95.3 FM 4.4 3.6 8.4 6.3 3.2 3.3
Others 12.7 10.8 13.8 12.1 15.8 12.9

Montreal
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’06
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBF FM 95,1 Montreal 7.3 8.9 4.5 6.2 6.1 4.5
Espace Musique 100.7 Montreal 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.1 1.1 .9
CBC Radio Two 1.2 1.1 .2 .4 .2 .5
CBC Radio One 1.9 1.9 .6 1.1 1.3 1.0
105.7 Rythme FM 10.7 11.4 16.9 16.8 7.2 9.4
Q92 6.0 6.4 9.7 8.9 4.8 5.1
98.5 FM 9.6 8.1 6.0 5.2 10.9 10.0
CHOM 97.7 FM 6.8 5.7 5.4 4.0 14.0 13.1
INFO 690 .8 .8 .6 .5 .9 1.0
940 Montreal .8 .8 .4 .5 .9 1.0
CISM 89,3 FM La Marge .2 .2 .3 .1 .2 .3
Rock Détente 107,3 Montré 8.7 9.1 12.4 15.3 4.4 5.0
CJAD 800 3.9 4.8 2.7 3.0 2.0 2.8
Mix 96 6.3 5.7 8.9 7.9 5.8 5.6
Radio Classique Montréal 4.1 3.6 2.3 1.3 1.9 1.7
CKAC 730 2.4 4.0 .3 1.4 5.4 4.1
105.1 Mike-FM .1 .1 .2 .2 .1 .2
The Team 990 .6 .6 .1 .1 1.6 1.4
Couleur Jazz 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.1 1.7
Energie 94.3 11.0 10.0 12.2 12.7 16.0 15.8
96.9 CKOI 6.3 6.7 6.9 6.1 8.1 8.8
Others 8.6 7.4 6.8 6.5 6.1 6.1

Winnipeg
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio One 9.1 9.6 5.2 7.0 6.3 4.3
CBC Radio Two 3.3 3.7 2.0 2.6 1.2 2.0
Freq 107 1.5 3.0 .3 2.5 3.3 3.7
QX 104.1 FM 8.9 8.9 10.7 14.5 7.9 7.3
1290 CFRW 2.9 1.9 2.6 1.4 2.3 1.0
99.9 BOB FM 5.2 6.2 7.3 8.9 7.5 8.9
Q94 FM 6.3 5.1 12.1 10.0 5.9 4.6
100.7 Hank-FM .9 .8 .9 1.6 1.0 1.1
92 CITI FM 8.6 8.3 5.8 7.9 18.8 18.4
Power 97 7.3 8.1 5.0 6.3 12.8 16.5
CJOB 68 17.0 18.0 8.5 8.2 12.0 10.8
99.1 Cool FM 2.3 1.7 2.7 2.8 2.0 1.3
Hot 103 9.4 7.2 14.8 10.5 4.0 5.8
102.3 Clear FM 6.7 5.7 13.2 7.8 4.2 4.4
Other 10.9 11.8 8.9 8.0 11.0 9.8

Calgary
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio One 7.3 7.3 5.3 5.4 4.6 5.2
CBC Radio Two 2.2 3.5 2.1 2.5 .6 1.3
The Fan 960 2.7 3.8 .3 .7 6.1 6.6
X92.9 4.1 3.9 4.1 2.0 4.8 5.0
660 News 1.5 1.9 .9 1.6 1.5 1.8
Q107 5.6 8.9 3.8 5.2 10.4 17.2
Fuel 90.3 1.7 NA .7 NA 2.8 NA
Lite 96 7.7 9.8 14.1 17.5 3.5 5.9
QR 77 7.2 8.1 3.9 2.7 4.6 6.1
Vibe 985 8.5 8.8 8.2 13.4 6.1 5.2
California 103 FM 1.4 2.4 1.1 3.1 .5 1.0
CJ 92 7.9 8.9 5.8 7.1 13.0 14.1
Energy 101.5 3.7 NA 5.5 NA 3.3 NA
96.9 Jack FM 10.7 8.2 15.2 10.8 14.8 12.5
Classic Country AM1060 4.5 3.2 1.0 1.3 2.8 .5
Country 105 11.4 10.9 14.8 14.8 5.9 5.1
Others 11.7 10.6 13.2 11.9 14.9 12.5

Edmonton
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio One 9.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6 5.0
CBC Radio Two 5.3 2.8 2.7 1.8 1.7 1.6
The Bear 7.7 9.3 7.3 6.8 13.0 16.3
790 CFCW 3.1 6.7 1.0 2.4 .9 1.2
CAM-FM - .1 .1 .2 - .2
EZ Rock 104.9 7.7 8.0 12.8 13.3 4.8 3.3
Team 1260 1.2 .9 .4 .2 2.9 2.2
The Bounce 6.5 6.8 7.5 7.3 3.7 4.4
Sonic FM 8.0 6.8 6.3 5.1 11.9 9.8
630 CHED 12.3 11.9 5.7 6.7 9.9 11.4
Magic 99 3.7 2.8 4.6 3.6 2.0 1.7
Cool 880 2.1 3.6 2.5 3.9 1.1 3.3
97.3 K-Rock 4.1 4.7 3.3 3.2 8.0 9.5
CISN Country 103.9 & 104 5.6 8.9 8.8 11.9 4.6 8.6
92.5 Joe-FM 8.7 9.1 16.2 13.0 10.5 12.6
Big Earl @96.3 2.0 2.8 1.9 5.7 2.7 2.3
Others 12.0 8.0 12.1 8.1 15.7 6.5

Ottawa-Gatineau
% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)
Source: BBM S2 2007

Station A12+
Survey 2 ’07
A12+
Survey 1 ’07
W25-54
Survey 2 ’07
W25-54
Survey 1 ’07
M25-54
Survey 2 ’07
M25-54
Survey 1 ’07
CBC Radio One 13.2 11.1 12.1 10.2 10.6 9.3
CBOF-FM 90,7 Ottawa-Gatineau 3.7 3.3 3.5 2.5 2.5 3.3
CBC Radio Two 3.4 3.3 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.5
Espace Musique 102,5 1.4 1.3 .8 1.4 .9 .5
Sports Radio 1200, the Team 3.0 2.2 1.0 .4 6.0 5.0
580 CFRA 7.6 7.7 4.8 3.3 6.5 6.8
Tag Radio .4 .5 .4 .3 .5 .7
CHEZ 106 5.9 6.0 4.8 4.4 13.4 12.0
Couleur FM97.1 2.4 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.3 1.7
Hot 89.9 8.4 6.5 9.6 6.9 5.4 4.3
Live 88.5 1.9 2.3 2.1 2.1 3.0 3.8
Rock Détente 94,9 Gatineau 7.1 8.2 10.5 14.0 6.2 6.6
KISS-FM 3.0 3.2 4.6 6.8 3.6 1.9
Oldies 1310 1.1 1.4 .5 1.3 .4 .7
Majic 100 7.8 9.4 14.0 15.2 6.4 7.2
CJRC 11-50 3.0 3.6 1.6 2.0 3.0 3.4
The Jewel 3.9 5.3 2.2 1.6 1.9 2.1
Y101 4.0 3.4 3.2 4.1 2.5 2.5
93.9 BOB-FM 3.8 3.9 5.6 5.6 5.3 6.6
106.9 FM the Bear 4.7 4.1 5.7 3.0 5.8 5.8
Energie 104,1 5.3 5.3 6.1 6.1 8.3 7.3
Others 4.8 5.5 4.0 6.1 4.8 6.7