House defends its home on the top

American Idol performance show is just a note below, in second place with 2.570 million viewers.

Here are the top-ranked shows in Canada (for all persons 2+; all times ET), according to BBM Canada, for March 15 to March 21, 2010.

Monday: House on Global at 8 p.m. defended its place on the top of the ratings chart for the week with 2.640 million viewers. (House attracted 2.866 million viewers the previous week.)

Tuesday: American Idol performance show on CTV at 8 p.m. is in second place for the week with 2.570 million viewers. (NCIS on Global was the champ the previous week with 2.359 million viewers.)

Wednesday: American Idol results show on CTV at 9 p.m. takes back its Wednesday reign with 2.372 million viewers after being ousted by CSI: New York the previous week. (CSI: New York attracted 2.655 million viewers the previous Wednesday.)

Thursday: The usual suspects were off the air on Thursday night this week, providing the perfect opportunity for CTV Evening News to take the lead with 1.543 million viewers. (Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains was most-watched the previous week with 2.772 million viewers.)

Friday: CTV Evening News at 6 p.m. maintains its Friday night domination with 1.543 million viewers. (The news program had 1.680 million viewers the previous week.)

Saturday: Hockey Night in Canada Game #1 on CBC at 7 p.m. holds on as the top program of the weekend with 2.116 million viewers. (HNIC Game #1 attracted 2.168 million viewers the previous week.)

Sunday: Amazing Race on CTV at 8 p.m. crosses the finish line on Sunday night with 2.002 million viewers. (Amazing Race on CTV at 8 p.m. took back the top spot last week with 2.530 million viewers.)