(TORONTO – November 29, 2006) – Canadians have a soft spot for the cantankerous Dr. Gregory Houseâ€¦over 2.5 million viewers tuned into an all-new episode of House on Global Tuesday night, solidly pushing it into the #1 spot for Tuesday evening for its fifth consecutive week, and an astounding six consecutive weeks for the key demo Adults 18-49.
And the appetite of television fans nationwide was fully satisfied Monday night with the entertainment-packed primetime combination of Prison Break and Heroes. Nearly 1.7 million viewers tuned into last night’s fall finale of Prison Break as Michael and Lincoln made their narrow escape and are back on lam, followed by the six-month retrospective look back on Heroes, where the characters’ individual powers begin to emerge – the #1 new series solidly maintained its weekly domination with 1.5 million viewers.
Over 2.5 million viewers nationally
1.4 million viewers in key demo A18-49 Tops Law and Order: Criminal Intent by 125% in total viewers and amongst key demo Adults 18-49
Tops 2nd place program of the night Law and Order: SVU by 24% and 44% amongst A18-49
#1 show of the night in key markets: Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary Continues to top last Fall’s average by 23% in total viewers; 31% for adults 18-49, season-to-date