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VANCOUVER (November 18, 2014) – Viewers across the Vancouver area overwhelmingly chose CTV Vancouver this past Saturday, Nov. 15 for its municipal election coverage. With 133,000 viewers tuning in to the 90-minute CTV News special, preliminary data from Numeris (BBM Canada) reveals that CTV Vancouver’s ELECTION 2014 was the most-watched broadcast of the night in the market. Peaking at 183,800 viewers, the special earned 106% more viewers overall than its closest competitor (Global News, BC1, 65,500 viewers), garnering a 3.6 rating.
With #CTVCivic prominently trending on Twitter during the broadcast, CTV Vancouver’s ELECTION 2014 could be seen on campaign headquarters’ television screens as the candidates’ choice on election night.
“Throughout the campaign and right up until the polls closed, the CTV News team in Vancouver had every angle of this election covered for our viewers,” said Les Staff, News Director, CTV Vancouver. “We’re proud to have provided the most trusted coverage for voters across the city.”
Numeris (BBM Canada)
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