CTV Fridays outpace Global thursdays by 50%

CSI: NY delivered another two million plus viewers Friday night on CTV (2.06M), anchoring CTV wins in every timeslot in total viewers and key demos with its powerful Friday night line-up. In fact, more viewers watch CTV on Friday nights than they do Global on Thursdays, delivering a commanding, pre-weekend one-two punch for CTV in tandem with CTV’s blockbuster Thursday schedule.

Friday night saw 1.05 million viewers watch MEDIUM at 8 p.m. on CTV, while new series BLUE BLOODS delivered another impressive audience at 10 p.m. with 1.6 million viewers. Both series won their hours with total viewers and the key A25-54 and A18-49 demos.

On Saturday night, CTV’s LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES premiered on CTV at 9 p.m. with 1.2 million viewers, becoming the most-watched program of the day and overwhelmingly winning its timeslot. Meanwhile, W5 returned for its 45th season at 7 p.m. with 824,000 viewers, up 6% compared to last year’s season premiere and up 18% compared to its season average. CTV’s CRIMETIME SATURDAY also saw strong audiences for encores of CSI: MIAMI (889,000) at 8 p.m. and LAW & ORDER: SVU (928,000) at 10 p.m.

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