American Idol makes high-ratings comeback
The Golden Globe Awards was in second place for the week of Jan. 11 to 17.
Here are the top-ranked shows in Canada (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM Canada, for Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, 2010.
Monday: Two and a Half Men on CTV at 9 p.m. holds onto the night’s top spot, winning over a much larger audience of 2.281 million viewers. (Two and a Half Men had 1.837 million viewers the previous week.)
Tuesday: American Idol debuts its new season as the top program of the week to 3.167 million viewers at 8 p.m. on CTV. (World Junior Hockey Championship was the winner the previous week with 5.265 million at-home spectators.)
Wednesday: CSI New York on CTV at 8 p.m. attracted 2.472 million viewers. (It slayed CBC’s Dragons’ Den which had 1.995 million viewers as the top program the previous week.)
Thursday: Grey’s Anatomy mid-season return on CTV at 9 p.m. attracted 2.267 million viewers as the top program of the night. (CTV Evening News was most-watched the previous week with 1.795 million viewers.)
Friday: CTV Evening News at 6 p.m. holds on to the top spot with 1.714 million viewers. (CTV Evening News hauled the same audience back for its Friday evening broadcast with 1.795 million viewers.)
Saturday: Football was more popular than hockey this week as the NFL Playoffs attracted 1.590 million viewers on CTV at 7:40 p.m. (Hockey Night in Canada Game #1 on CBC had 1.755 million viewers the previous week.)
Sunday: Star wattage at the Golden Globe Awards attracted 2.896 million viewers on CTV at 8 p.m. as the second-most watched program of the week. (Desperate Housewives on CTV was most-watched the previous week with 1.864 million viewers.)