Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes & Camelot notch ratings milestones on CBC

The season premieres of the RICK MERCER REPORT, 22 MINUTES and CAMELOT came out swinging on Tuesday night, winning over Canadian audiences and notching new ratings milestones.

At 8 p.m., RICK MERCER REPORT had a stellar season debut with a 2+ audience of 1.2 million viewers, on par with the 2010 season premiere. (All data courtesy of BBM Canada) Among 25-54 viewers, the program captured an audience of 433,000, also on par with the 2010 season premiere.

At 8:30 p.m., the season premiere of 22 MINUTES garnered a 2+ audience of just under one million (981,000), up 29% over the 2010 season premiere (760,000) and up 31% compared to the 2010/11 season overall (748,000). Among 25-54 viewers, the program captured an audience of 351,000, up 35% compared to the 2010/11 season overall (260,000).

Then, at 9 p.m., the premiere of the historical epic CAMELOT attracted a strong 2+ audience of just over 800,000 and a 25-54 audience of 376,000.

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