CBC’s The National stays on top
BBM/Nielsen Top 30: Aug. 18 – 24, 2008

It was a good week for the CBC, with the Olympic Closing Ceremonies taking the top spot on Sunday as well.

Here are the national champs (for all persons 2+; all times ET) according to BBM/Nielsen for August. 18 – August. 24, 2008.

Monday – Friday: CBC’s The National, airing at 10:32 pm due to the Olympics, stayed at the top of the ratings list for the entire work week for the second week in a row, with an average minute audience of 1.329 million viewers (down from 1.371 last week).

Saturday: The Olympics on CBC at 6 pm took the top spot honours with 1.249 million viewers (down from 1.337 million last Saturday).

Sunday: The Olympic Closing Ceremonies was number, achieving an audience of 1.486 million viewers (up from the 1.337 million viewers that Olympic prime brought in on the same day last week).

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