The Big Bang Theory holds the top spot: Numeris

The comedy on CTV was the most-watched single-night show for the week of Feb. 13 to 19, 2017.
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For the second week in a row, The Big Bang Theory claimed the top spot in Canada with the highest average-minute audience (2+) of all daily shows, according to the Numeris report for Feb. 13 to 19, 2017.

Although the comedy series on CTV was the most-watched single-night program in all of the country’s English markets, its average minute audience dipped slightly from last week, coming in at 3.65 million viewers (down from 3.99 million last week).

Global’s Tuesday night line-up once again had a strong showing, with NCIS coming in second in the country at 2.3 million viewers (up slightly from 2.16 million), followed by Bull (2.03 million viewers) and NCIS: New Orleans (1.88 million viewers). CTV legal drama Blue Bloods rounded out the top five with 1.76 million viewers.

Bull and both NCIS series broke the top five in most English-speaking markets, with the exception of NCIS: New Orleans in Montreal and Toronto/Hamilton, Bull in Montreal and Calgary and the original NCIS in Edmonton.

Hockey Night in Canada (CBC/Sportsnet) also hit the top five in Toronto/Hamilton, Calgary and Vancouver.

The top shows in Quebec’s French-speaking market remained almost unchanged from last week. Sunday night reality competition series La voix (TVA) once again took the top spot with a modest increase in viewers up from last week (2.45 million up from 2.1 million) while Unité 9 (SRC), L’échappé (TVA) and Les pays d’en haut (TVA) held onto the second, third and fourth spot, respectively.

Here are the top-ranked daily measured shows in by market (AMA for all persons 2+), according to Numeris, for Feb. 13 to 19, 2017:

Canada:

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 8 p.m.: 3.65 million viewers
2. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 2.3 million viewers
3. Bull on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 2.03 million viewers
4. NCIS: New Orleans on Global Tuesday at 10 p.m.: 1.88 million viewers
5. Blue Bloods on CTV Friday at 10 p.m: 1.76 million viewers

Montreal (anglophone):

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 8 p.m.: 129,000 viewers
2. This is Us on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 66,000 viewers
3. Blue Bloods on CTV Friday at 10 p.m.: 66,000 viewers
4. Criminal Minds on CTV Wednesday at 9 p.m.: 64,000 viewers
5. NCIS on Global Tuesday a 8 p.m.: 61,000 viewers

Quebec (francophone)

1. La voix on TVA Sunday at 7:30 p.m.: 2.45 million viewers
2. Unite 9 on SRC Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 1.96 million viewers
3. L’échappée on TVA Monday at 8 p.m.: 1.38 million viewers
4. Les pays d’en haut on SRC Monday at 9 p.m.: 1.23 million viewers
5. O’ on TVA Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 1.23 million viewers

Toronto/Hamilton:

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 8 p.m.: 828,000 viewers
2. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 551,000 viewers
3. Bull on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 434,000 viewers
4. Criminal Minds on CTV Wednesday at 9 p.m.: 398,000 viewers
5. Hockey Night in Canada on CBC Saturday at 7:25 p.m.: 392,000 viewers

Edmonton:

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 9 p.m.: 170,000 viewers
2. Hockey Night in Canada on Sportsnet Saturday at 5:07 p.m.: 123,000 viewers
3. Bull on Global Tuesday at 10 p.m.: 89,000 viewers
4. NCIS: New Orleans on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 88,000 viewers
5. Hawaii Five-O on Global Friday at 10 p.m.: 86,000 viewers

Calgary:

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 9 p.m.: 162,000 viewers
2. NCIS: New Orleans on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 104,000 viewers
3. Hawaii Five-O on Global Friday at 10 p.m.: 97,000 viewers
4. MacGyver on Global Friday at 9 p.m.: 96,000 viewers (tie)
4.  NCIS on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 96,000 viewers (tie)

Vancouver/Victoria:

1. The Big Bang Theory on CTV Thursday at 8 p.m.: 248,000 viewers
2. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 235,000 viewers
3. Bull on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 210,000 viewers
4. NCIS: New Orleans on Global Tuesday at 10 p.m.: 204,000 viewers 
5. Hockey Night in Canada on CBC Saturday at 7:20 p.m.: 191,000 viewers