Saving Hope returns to CTV with good ratings

SAVING HOPE GallerySaving Hope returned to CTV this week with a bang.

The second season premiere drew an impressive 1.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched program of Tuesday night in the younger (A18-34) and female (F18-34) demos.

The premiere delivered strong ratings of 4.6 to 4.8 in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary for F18-34, and won the night for A18-34 in Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton. SAVING HOPE also saw half-hour growth nationally among all key adult and female demos.
With the cast and crew of SAVING HOPE live tweeting last night’s premiere, social networks were abuzz with close to 2,000 mentions of #SavingHope in Canada in the 24 hours surrounding the season premiere.

Viewers can watch last night’s episode and catch up on Season 1 across CTV’s digital platforms, includingCTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV, and through video on demand partners such as Bell Fibe TV.

In next week’s episode entitled “Little Piggies” (Tuesday, July 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV), Alex (Erica Durance) must learn to stick up for herself and not be intimidated by Dawn – Charlie’s ex-wife (Michelle Nolden) in order to work alongside her and perform a minimally invasive heart procedure to save a patient’s life.

Meanwhile, Joel (Daniel Gillies) unlocks a mystery to a young girl’s disease whilst getting some advice from Charlie (Michael Shanks), who is trying to figure out how to help his comatose patient come back from being a spirit. It’s a week of defying the odds at Hope Zion Hospital.

Directed by Kelly Makin (FLASHPOINT, ROOKIE BLUE, LESS THAN KIND), this episode also features guest stars Daniel Kash (AGAINST THE WALL), Joel Keller (MEN WITH BROOMS), Rick Miller (CANADIAN MADE), Siobhan Murphy (ROOKIE BLUE), Stefani Kimber (ROOKIE BLUE) and Tammy Isbell (OVERRULED!).

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