The Good Doctor takes it: Numeris

Fall TV returns with increased viewership across all markets as hospital dramas 'The Good Doctor' and 'New Amsterdam' draw viewers.
THE GOOD DOCTOR - SEASON 1

Fall TV has arrived and the changes on the Numeris charts for the week ending Sept. 29 prove it.

Primetime dramas drew Canadian viewers this week as The Good Doctor was the most-watched single-night broadcast with an AMA of 2.6 million. That was followed by New Amsterdam with nearly 2.5 million. After the summer reality rush, Survivor was the only reality series to break the top-five nationally with an AMA of 2.2 million for the premiere of its 39th season.

In Quebec, Alerte Amber was the most-watched single-night broadcast with an AMA of 1.4 million, an almost identical number of viewers who tuned in the week previous.

In Toronto/Hamilton, season two of singing reality series The Masked Singer, which is new to CTV, managed to break into the top-five with an AMA of 457,000 viewers while in Montreal, This Is Us took the top spot with 100,000 viewers.

Canada (Anglophone)

1. The Good Doctor on CTV Monday at 10 p.m.: 2.6 million viewers
2. New Amsterdam on Global Tuesday at 10:08 p.m.: 2.5 million viewers
3. Survivor on Global Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 2.2 million viewers
4. 9-1-1 on Global Monday at 8 p.m.: 2.1 million viewers
5. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 2.05 million viewers

Quebec (Francophone)

1. Alerte Amber on TVA Monday at 9 p.m.: 1.42 million viewers
2. Révolution on TVA Sunday at 7 p.m.: 1.28 million viewers
3. L’heure bleue on TVA Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 1.19 million viewers
4. L’échappée on TVA Monday at 8 p.m.: 1.18 million viewers
5. Discussions avec mes parents on SRC Monday at 7:30 p.m.: 1.13 million viewers

Montreal (Anglophone)

1. This Is Us on CTV Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 100,000 viewers
2. The Good Doctor on CTV Monday at 10 p.m.: 86,000 viewers
3. Grey’s Anatomy on CTV Thursday at 8 p.m.: 79,000 viewers
4. Law & Order: SVU on CTV Thursday at 10:01 p.m.: 69,000 viewers
5. The Rookie on CTV Sunday at 10 p.m.: 66,000 viewers

Toronto/Hamilton

1. The Good Doctor on CTV Monday at 10 p.m.: 549,000 viewers
2. Survivor on Global Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 525,000 viewers
3. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 494,000 viewers
4. New Amsterdam on Global Tuesday at 10:08 p.m.: 485,000 viewers
5. The Masked Singer on CTV Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 457,000 viewers

Edmonton

1. New Amsterdam on Global Tuesday at 8:08 p.m.: 125,000 viewers
2. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 123,000 viewers
3. The Rookie on CTV Sunday at 8 p.m.: 116,000 viewers
4. 9-1-1 on Global Monday at 9 p.m.: 114,000 viewers
5. Prodigal Son on Global Monday at 10 p.m.: 107,000 viewers

Calgary

1. New Amsterdam on Global Tuesday at 8:08 p.m.: 139,000 viewers
2. 9-1-1 on Global Monday at 9 p.m.: 125,000 viewers
3. The Good Doctor on CTV Monday at 8 p.m.: 114,000 viewers
4. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 106,000 viewers
5. The Rookie on CTV Sunday at 8 p.m.: 100,000 viewers

Vancouver/Victoria

1. Survivor on Global Wednesday at 8 p.m.: 200,000 viewers
2. New Amsterdam on Global Tuesday at 10:08 p.m.: 195,000 viewers
3. NCIS on Global Tuesday at 8 p.m.: 190,000 viewers
4. FBI on Global Tuesday at 9 p.m.: 189,000 viewers
5. The Good Doctor on CTV Monday at 10 p.m.: 186,000 viewers