Criminal minds

Wednesday, May 21
7pm

When people who seemingly have nothing in common are shot at random in New York City, the BAU team is called to investigate whether a single serial killer, or a team working together, is responsible for the spree.

Wednesday, April 16
8pm

Hotchner and his team investigate a spree of killings in a small Texas town involving a teenage boy and his girlfriend.

7pm Wednesday, April 2

When Rossi decides to revisit an unsolved case from his past, the BAU team helps him unravel the mysterious murder of two young parents nearly 20 years before. Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) returns as Kevin Lynch.

Wednesday, January 9
9 p.m. – Criminal Minds – “3rd Life”

When two teenagers go missing in California and one is murdered, the BAU must profile the serial killer responsible before he kills the other teen.

Wednesday November 28
9 p.m. – Criminal Minds – “True Night”

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) guest stars as a famous comic book artist who becomes involved in the search for a serial killer.

Wednesday November 21
9 p.m. – Criminal Minds – “Penelope”

The team unites to determine if Garcia’s life is being threatened by a serial killer. Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) guest stars.

CTV’s primetime line up delivered more than one million viewers watching in each hour of primetime Wednesday night. In the end, CTV Inc. won every hour in all key demos:

NHL on TSN drew 1.2 million viewers as the Senators and Leafs renewed hostilities in their Season Opener. The game… peaked at 1.5 million viewers in the last 13 minutes, is the 6th highest game in TSN’s history and was the No. 1 program of the night in Toronto/Hamilton with 488,000 viewers.

Private Practice on CTV peaked in its last half hour with 1.324 million viewers and drew an average audience of 1.225 million viewers. Head-to-head from 8-8:30 p.m., Private Practice…beat the season premiere of Little Mosque on the Prairie (794,000 – CBC) by 42%, attracted 25% more viewers than Back to You (Global/FOX), which dropped for its third straight week to 898,000 viewers, was the No. 1 show in its time period in both Toronto/Hamilton and Vancouver.

Criminal Minds on CTV was the one to beat at 9 p.m., winning the night with 2.1 million viewers and 1.1 million viewers among A18-49. Criminal Minds… nearly tripled the audience of Bones (752,000 – Global/FOX) nationally, was the most-watched non-sports program of the night in Toronto/Hamilton and Vancouver, was nearly three times stronger in Toronto (+190%) and more than double the speed in Vancouver (+140%) of Bionic Woman on NBC/E!

CSI: New York on CTV became the second most-watched show of the night with nearly 2 million viewers (1,952,000). CSI: New York…head-to-head, attracted more than three times the audience as Life (532,000) on Global/NBC, which dropped 25% compared to its season premiere last week, was the No. 2, non-sports program in Toronto/Hamilton and Vancouver following Criminal Minds

Data quoted: CTV Full and Global Full (BBM Nielsen Media Research).