Juno Awards pull in 1.6M viewers

The awards show drew an audience of 1.34 million for the primetime broadcast.
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The 2015 Juno Awards drew a combined audience (first-run plus repeat) of 1.6 million viewers on CTV, according to preliminary overnight ratings from Bell Media.

The Canadian music awards show, helmed by longtime Junos-broadcast producer Insight Productions, drew an audience of 1.34 million for the primetime broadcast, with an additional 263,000 tuning in to the midnight encore.

The combined audience grew 5% from last year’s Junos broadcast among total viewers. The primetime broadcast of the awards show, which aired at 7 p.m. EST, won its timeslot with total viewers and all key adult demos, as well as leading the night in the 12- to 17-year-old demo.

Overall, the two-hour broadcast reached 5.3 million unique viewers, with the primetime broadcast reaching peak viewership at 1.7 million during host Jacob Hoggard’s performance of Alanis Morissette’s “Thank U.”

The 2015 Juno Awards was produced by Insight in association with CTV and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby executive produced the show for Insight Productions, with Allan Reid and Ed Robinson serving as executive producers for CARAS. Lindsay Cox was supervision editor on the show.

The 2015 Junos were held in Hamilton, and the 2016 show will be hosted by Calgary.

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