Television

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Big Bang returns to the top: Numeris

CTV took the top three spots for the week.

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Numeris to test cross-platform measurement

The TV measurement authority has teamed with Kantar Media and comScore.

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Gusto adds new series, builds Friday offerings

The Bell Media specialty network’s leaning into big celebrity names Martha Stewart and Jamie Oliver, and has picked up a popular Australian series.

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Hockey Night in Canada premiere sees four-year high

The presence of all seven Canadian teams across five games helped pull the opening night up 13% higher than that in 2016.

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Hollywood talent voices Disney’s fall schedule

The Corus network’s fall schedule will feature Lauren Graham and Mark Hamill on its kids-targeted series.

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Smirnoff doubles its media spend to go mass

After several years of focusing on digital, the brand is spending big on TV again.

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Visible minorities watch less TV, but Snap more: study

The MTM’s latest study shows that Canada’s ethnic minorities tend to be younger, more urban and more fond of certain apps.

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Scotiabank embraces short form for new Heroes of Hockey Day season

Why the bank is focusing on more “snackable” content this time around.

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Star Trek takes the top: Numeris

The new series pulled in more than two million with its CTV broadcast and more than a million on Space.

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Young Sheldon brings the ratings on CTV

The Big Bang prequel’s premiere came just shy of audiences for the adult version of Sheldon.

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CBC signs on as official gymnastics broadcaster

CBC will cover the four-day event with 20 hours of content on linear and digital, building on CBC’s Road to the Olympic Games strategy.

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New Star Trek a hit on CTV, Space and CraveTV

Bell Media reports 2.2 million viewers for the franchise’s latest iteration across its broadcast channels and SVOD platform.

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Amazing Race Canada finishes on top: Numeris

The reality show was the only program to beat the Emmy awards for the highest average audience.

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Invictus opening nabs nearly a million viewers

Audiences for the program peaked at 1.3 million, with an average audience just shy of one million.

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General Mills serves up tasty television special

Pillsbury and Betty Crocker partner with Corus Entertainment on their first fully integrated baking contest.