The Amazing Race Canada finishes at the top: Numeris

The finale drew the most viewers of its seventh season run, while debut of Lip Sync to the Rescue resonated with an Edmonton audience.
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The Amazing Race Canada was once again the most-watched single night broadcast across the country with an AMA of 2.13 million viewers for its finale, according to the Numeris charts for the week ending Sept. 15.

America’s Got Talent, with an AMA of 1.18 million, and broadcasts of Big Brother (1.17 and 1.13 million) and Masterchef (1.15 million) all managed to break the 1 million mark, rounding out the top-five. Still, Race drew the largest viewership across most markets during its finale than it had all season.

NFL Football continued to draw western audiences in the Calgary (53,000  viewers) and Vancouver/Victoria markets (117,000 viewers), while the premiere of Lip Sync to the Rescue Edmonton drew an AMA of 55,000.

In Quebec, it was a entirely new top-five with an AMA of at least 1 million for shows like Alerte Amber, Les 34es prix gémeaux, L’échappée, Boomerang and L’heure bleue.

Canada (Anglophone)

1. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 2.13 million viewers
2. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 1.18 million viewers
3. Big Brother on Global Sunday at 8 p.m.: 1.17 million viewers
4. Masterchef on CTV Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 1.15 million viewers
5. Big Brother on Global Thursday at 9 p.m.: 1.13 million viewers

Quebec (Francophone)

1. Alerte Amber on TVA Monday at 9 p.m.: 1.64 million viewers
2. Les 34es prix gémeaux on SRC Sunday at 8 p.m.: 1.59 million viewers
3. L’échappée on TVA Monday at 8 p.m.: 1.48 million viewers
4. Boomerang on TVA Monday at 7:30 p.m.: 1.28 million viewers
5. L’heure bleue on TVA Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 1.27 million viewers

Montreal (Anglophone)

1. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 62,000 viewers
2. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 61,000 viewers
3. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 49,000 viewers
4. Masterchef on CTV Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 44,000 viewers
4. The $100,000 Pyramid on CTV Sunday at 9 p.m.: 42.000 viewers

Toronto/Hamilton

1. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 462,000 viewers
2. BH90210 on Global Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 344,000 viewers
3. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 288,000 viewers
4. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 278,000 viewers
5. Celebrity Family Feud on Citytv Sunday at 8 p.m.: 239,000 viewers

Edmonton

1. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 139,000 viewers
2. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Wednesday at 9 p.m.: 66,000 viewers
3T. Big Brother on Global Sunday at 9 p.m.: 58,000 viewers
3T. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 58,000 viewers
4. Lip Sync to the Rescue on Global Monday at 9 p.m.: 55,000 viewers

Calgary

1. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 94,000 viewers
2. America Ninja Warrior on CTV Monday at 9 p.m.: 56,000 viewers
3T. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 53,000 viewers
3T. NFL Monday Night Football on TSN Monday at 7:08 p.m.: 53,000 viewers
4. Masterchef on CTV Wednesday at 9 p.m.: 52,000 viewers

Vancouver/Victoria

1. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 156,000 viewers
2. America’s Got Talent on Citytv Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 143,000 viewers
3. Big Brother on Global Sunday at 8 p.m.: 129,000 viewers
4. NFL late night on CTV Sunday at 1:23 p.m.: 117,000 viewers
5. The Amazing Race Canada on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 113,000 viewers

Note: A Sept. 18 article incorrectly stated that The Amazing Race Canada’s finale took place Sept. 3. The numbers attributed above correspond with the season seven finale. MiC regrets the error.