Conan is the #1 late-night program in key demos on The Comedy Network and CTV

Team Coco in Canada is celebrating today as last night’s premiere of CONAN hit a homerun on The Comedy Network and CTV.

The highly anticipated debut clocked in with 171,000 viewers at midnight on The Comedy Network and 302,000 viewers at 1 a.m. ET on CTV, boosting the respective timeslots by 176% on The Comedy Network and by 160% on CTV at 1 a.m.*

The debut episode was the #1 program among all late-night talk shows in Canada last night with all key demos, and was #2 behind CTV’s THE DAILY SHOW (336,000) among total viewers. A closer look at preliminary overnight data reveals that:

· Nearly a million people (931,000) watched some part of the broadcast on either The Comedy Network or CTV.

· On The Comedy Network, CONAN won its timeslot as the #1 program for total viewers, A18-49, and A25-54 among all Canadian English non-sports specialty channels.

· CONAN delivered the youngest average age of viewers for late-night talk shows in Canada last night.

· In Toronto, Canada’s largest television market, CONAN delivered 39% more viewers than JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! (CH), 79% more viewers than GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT (CBC), and 115% more viewers than LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (OMNI1).

Conan airs Mondays – Thursdays, at 12 midnight ET/PT on The Comedy Network and at 1 a.m. ET on CTV (visit thecomedynetwork.ca and CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). New episodes of CONAN are available on demand the day following their television broadcast, exclusively on thecomedynetwork.ca and CTV.ca.

 

Upcoming guests on CONAN:

·         Tuesday, Nov. 9 – Tom Hanks, Jack McBrayer and musical guest Soundgarden

·         Wednesday, Nov. 10 – Jon Hamm, Charlyne Yi and musical guest Fistful of Mercy

·         Thursday, Nov. 11 – Michael Cera, Julie Bowen and comedian Jon Dore

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