World Junior Hockey Championship playoffs ace the BBM/Nielsen Top 30: Dec. 29, 2008 – Jan. 5, 2009
Air Farce New Year's Eve special placed second.
Here are the national champs (for all persons 2+; all times ET) according to BBM/Nielsen for Dec. 29, 2008 – Jan. 4, 2009.
Monday: The preliminary round of the World Junior Hockey Championships on TSN at 7:30 pm iced the day with an average minute audience of 1.443 million viewers (replacing Shrek the Halls, a CTV special that had 1.026 million viewers the previous week).
Tuesday: CTV Evening News at 6 pm was back on top with 1.258 million viewers (ousting House on Global, the prior week champ with 1.186 million viewers).
Wednesday: The Air Farce New Year’s Eve special was the most watched program at 8 pm, with 1.523 million viewers (beating out CTV Evening News, which came out on top of the last chart with 1.012 million viewers).
Thursday & Friday: CTV Evening News at 6 pm was the most watched, with 1.258 million viewers (gaining from it’s previous week chart topping 1.012 million viewers).
Saturday: The World Junior Hockey Championship playoffs on TSN had 1.855 million viewers, making it the most-watched program for the week (replacing CTV Evening News Weekend Edition, which had 1.012 million viewers on the prior chart).
Sunday: Desperate Housewives on CTV at 9 pm was the most watched program with 1.512 viewers (replacing CTV’s Sunday evening movie, which had 1.098 million viewers the previous 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: