Global draws 1.3 million for Rookie Blue premiere

The original series was one of the top scripted shows of the night despite airing out of simulcast with its US broadcaster.

Rookie Blue must be raking in the green for Global, with 1.3 million viewers (AMA) tuning in for the season five premiere of the original series at 10 p.m., a 15% increase over the season four premiere and an 11% increase in viewers 18 to 49. The latest season of the cop drama premieres stateside Thursday June 19 at 9 p.m. on ABC.

The Shaw Media network had a strong showing Monday night with the season finale of Bones pulling in 1.7 million at 8 p.m., and 24: Live Another Day had 1.1 million at 9 p.m.