Quantico posts strong premiere

CTV revealed its final data for week one of the fall TV season, with the new drama taking the #1 fall series premiere title.

Quantico is the top new show of the season so far, bringing in an average audience of 2.6 million viewers for its Sept. 27 premiere, according to final Numeris data provided by Bell Media.

The episode was also the most-watched program on Canadian TV overall for the week for adults 18 to 49, and ranked third for the adults 25 to 54 demographic. Blindspot pulled in 2.2 million viewers, putting it in the number two spot behind Quantico for the 25 to 54 and 18 to 49 demos.

The Big Bang Theory, meanwhile, returned to the airwaves during week one of fall TV as the most-watched TV series in Canada with 2.8 million average viewers. In other returning shows, Gotham took the top spot with adults 25 to 35 and 18 to 49, with Grey’s Anatomy ranking number one with adults 18 to 34 demo.

Bell Media also released some preliminary data for week two of fall TV, which included available playback data. Those early numbers show Quantico pulled in 2.1 million average viewers, with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E..L.D. and Gotham ranking as the top two drama across all key demos.

The season four premiere of Saving Hope pulled in an average audience of 1.5 million viewers on CTV.

The season four bow of Saving Hope, which aired Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m., also pulled in 11% more viewers overall and 18% more viewers with adults 18 to 34 demo over its season three premiere. The episode also ranked within the top 20 for adults 18 to 34 demo.