Hot Sheet: Unscripted TV content continues to lead national top 30

Homegrown titles like Super Wish and Transplant made it on regional top 30 TV charts.


Unscripted TV content leads the top 30 national TV chart for the week of June 6 to 12, with CTV evening news ranking no. 1 with 1.258 million viewers, and the NHL playoffs on Sportsnet at No. 2 with 1.075 million viewers.

NBC’s America’s Got Talent ranked No. 3 in the top 30 national TV chart for that period, followed by CTV evening weekend news, according to Numeris. Produced by Fremantle and Syco Entertainment, the U.S. edition of the global Got Talent franchise created by Simon Cowell attracted 988,000 viewers on Citytv. The CTV evening weekend news had 938,000 viewers.

Rounding out the top five of the top 30 national list is MasterChef from prodco One Potato, Two Potato with 905,000 viewers on CTV.

Meanwhile, homegrown TV shows have also made it on the top 30 regional lists, including the YTV animated kids show Super Wish from Toronto-based prodco Redknot, a joint venture between Nelvana and Discovery Inc., which ranked at No. 17 in the Edmonton regional chart with 42,000 viewers.

CTV medical procedural drama series Transplant (pictured), created by Joseph Kay and produced by Sphère Média Plus and Bell Media, came in at No. 25 in the Montreal anglo chart with 17,000 viewers.

The Quebec francophone list was led by unscripted wildlife show Un zoo pas comme les autres (Sphere Media) with 851,000 viewers on TVA, followed by Dans l’oeil du dragon (Attraction), the French-language version of Dragons’ Den, with 759,000 viewers. Coming in third was Attraction reality cooking competition show Les Chefs! (La Presse Télé) with 752,000 viewers.

See the chart below, or click here, for the list of top 30 TV programs in Canada. All numbers are represented in thousands.

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Image courtesy of Bell Media.