Survivor: Redemption Island

With over 2.9 million viewers (Ind.2+, national), it was abundantly clear that Canadians found the series finale of Survivor: Redemption Island on Global irresistible.

The brilliant combination of master player Boston Rob and the Redemption Island plot twist kept Canadians glued to their TVs.  

This one-two punch helped Sunday night’s finale increase last season’s finale audience by 30%, and surpass last fall’s entire season audience by 13% (Ind.2+, national) reinforcing Survivor’s position as a perennial top 10 performer among viewers.

 

DATA HIGHLIGHTS:

· Survivor:Redemption Island easily won its time slot in all three markets, beating the closest competition by 38% in Toronto, 317% in Calgary and 41% in Vancouver (18-49)

· A total of 5.5 million Canadians watched the finale at some point Sunday night, and the audience for the finale of Survivor: Redemption Island peaked at 9:02pm with 3.5 million viewers. (Ind.2+)

· 2.5 million Canadians stayed tuned to watch the one-hour live reunion show immediately following the 2-hour finale (Ind.2+)

 

Viewers who missed the Survivor: Redemption Island season finale can catch up online at GlobalTV.com and fans can start looking forward to Season 23, Survivor: South Pacific in the fall.

Source: BBM Canada PPM Data – Sept 15, 2010 to May 15, 2011 based on confirmed and overnight data.

Sunday, May 15 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

After a game-changing element of Redemption Island, 39 days, 18 castaways and endless gruelling challenges, one player will be named this season’s Sole Survivor and walk away with the million-dollar prize. The final episode will be followed by a one-hour, live reunion show where Jeff Probst will reveal the winner in front of a live studio audience.

Wednesday, May 11 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

As the game gets closer to its dramatic conclusion, the remaining castaways make big moves to secure their place in the final three. And with the reward and immunity challenges pushing the players to the limit, the struggle to stay in the game becomes even more intense with the million-dollar prize on the line.

Wednesday, May 4 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

With less than 10 days remaining in the game, the strength of the Ometepe alliance is tested, as winning immunity becomes even more crucial. Then, on Redemption Island, Mike, Steve, Ralph and Matt face off in another dramatic duel.

Wednesday, April 27 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

As we move closer to the conclusion of Survivor: Redemption Island, the stakes get higher and the dirty dealing gets lower. Castaways compete for rewards and immunity while trying to avoid the trip to Redemption Island.

Wednesday, April 20 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

Backstabbing, alliances and secret conversations continue to set the scene as tribe members prepare for their next immunity challenge, which is of course followed by the inevitable trip to Redemption Island for a chance to get back in the game and exact revenge.

Wednesday, April 13 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

Rob cements control of his Ometepe tribe mates, and another player faces off against Matt on Redemption Island.

Wednesday, April 6 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

Tensions run high at the Ometepe and Zapatera camps as both tribes continue to strategize before the highly-anticipated merge. Then, on Redemption Island, another duel determines who will go home.

Wednesday, March 30 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

The competition continues as the tribes battle it out for rewards and immunity. Later, another castaway is sent to Redemption Island where they must compete again in order to remain in the game.

Wednesday, March 23 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

The competition continues as the two tribes battle it out for rewards and immunity and another castaway is sent to Redemption Island.