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Idol gets backseat to hockey
BBM/Nielsen Top 30 – June 2-8

CTV's Canadian Idol raced to #3 on the chart, but the net's So You Think You Can Dance got more viewers. And the Stanley Cup Finals on CBC beat both.

Here are the national winners (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM/Nielsen, for June 2-8.

Hockey: The CBC’s Stanley Cup Finals, from 8 pm to 12:46 am on Monday and Wednesday, kept #1 with an average minute audience of 2.72 million (up from 1.979 million on the previous week’s national chart). On the same nights, the pubcaster’s post-game coverage took #12 with 1.058 million (down from 1.369 million).

News and daily shows: CTV Evening News at 6 pm hit #6 with 1.227 million (down from 1.235 million). The net’s Jeopardy/Access Hollywood at 7:30 pm took #16 with a Tuesday-Friday average of 1.006 million (up from 1 million), while CTV National News at 11 pm hit #21 with 751,000 viewers (down from 792,000). Global National at 5:30 pm took #22 with 750,000 (up from 726,000), while News Hour at 6 pm hit #25 with 710,000 (no change). Global’s The Young & The Restless at 4:30 pm took #24 with 742,000 (down from 775,000). The CBC’s National News at 10 pm hit #28 with 640,000 viewers.

Monday: CTV’s CSI: Miami at 10 pm hit #10 with 1.11 million (down from 1.111 million). Global’s House won 9 pm, taking #14 with 1.04 million (up from 909,000) against CTV’s Criminal Minds, which hit #23 with 745,000 (down from 896,000). Global’s Bones won 8 pm with 1.007 million (up from 802,000) against CTV’s Corner Gas, which took #30 with 610,000 viewers.

Tuesday: CTV’s Canadian Idol at 9 pm hit #3 with 1.574 million viewers. Global’s NCIS at 8 pm won that time slot, taking #8 with 1.17 million viewers (up from 1.028 million) against CTV’s The Moment of Truth, which took #11 with 1.105 million (up from 908,000). CTV’s Law & Order: SVU at 10 pm hit #19 with 861,000 viewers (down from 1.026 million).

Wednesday: CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance, airing 8-10 pm, hit #4 with 1.54 million (up from 1.418 million), while the net’s CSI: New York at 10 pm took #5 with 1.248 million (up from 1.231 million).

Thursday: CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance, airing 8-10 pm, hit #2 with 1.638 million viewers (up from the 1.448 million attracted by Lost the previous week). The net’s CSI at 10 pm took #13 with 1.05 million against Global’s Swingtown, which took #26 with 708,000 viewers.

Friday: CTV’s Without a Trace at 10 pm hit #27 with 706,000 viewers (up from 648,000).

Saturday: CTV’s Evening News weekend programming’s Saturday-Sunday average hit #20 with 837,000 viewers (up from 834,000).

Sunday: CTV’s Million Dollar Password at 8 pm hit #7 with 1.222 million viewers (up from 1.096 million), while Cold Case at 9 pm took #9 with 1.125 million (up from 935,000). CBC’s Sunday night movie at 8 pm hit #17 with 874,000 viewers (up from 845,000), while the pubcaster’s Sunday Night News at 10 pm kept that same average (up from 790,000). Global’s Family Guy at 9 pm took #29 with 615,000 viewers (down from 736,000).

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