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Is better media measurement on the horizon?

Numeris, Canada’s TV ratings measurement service, announces the development of a new tool to give advertisers and broadcasters a better understanding of audience viewing habits.

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Rick Mercer Report finale nets big numbers

After 15 seasons on the air, the satirical news show bid adieu with a special one-hour finale on the pubcaster.

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Viewership down as Rio Olympics launch

Coverage of the Rio Opening Ceremony was down over the London Summer Olympic Games in 2012.

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Big Brother Canada rises in season four

The reality show on Global has seen a 7% increase in 2+ ratings over its third season, with the addition of international houseguests and a solid social presence.

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Saving Hope pulls in 1.5 million viewers

The return of the hospital drama on CTV wins its Thursday night timeslot and earns a 35% boots in audience over its season two premiere this summer.

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Hockey Night in Canada shatters playoff records: BBM

Game seven between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins netted 5.1 million viewers, while the series averaged 3.53 million viewers across all games.

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The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards bring in top ratings

Hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, the Sunday night edition of the awards show was the most watched in Canadian history.

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today showcases prototypes of the London 2012 Olympic Torch to be carried by 8,000 inspirational Torchbearers.The winning design connects the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay to each of the 8,000 Torchbearers and their community. The Torch's triangular, gold-coloured form is perforated by 8,000 circles representing the 8,000 Torchbearers and their stories of personal achievement and/or contribution to their local community which will be celebrated during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

London Olympics opening ceremony draws 6.4M Canadian TV viewers

Around one in two Canadians tuned into some part of the kick-off of the 2012 Summer Games in London.

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CBC’s Stewart talks ratings, cord-cutting

Addressing an audience of broadcast execs and media buyers, Stewart says the CBC has been fortifying against changing viewership habits by investing in appointment-based programming.

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The Big Bang Theory maintains its top position for the week of Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, 2011 in the BBM Canada ratings.

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Fall TV: The Big Bang Theory wins Thursday

The comedy brought in over four million viewers on CTV last Thursday, its most watched episode ever.

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Fall TV: CBC swaps Michael, Camelot timeslots

The switcharoo will see Camelot benefit from a Dragons’ Den lead-in and a new comedy block created for CBC’s Tuesday primetime.