CTV’s JANN is the #1 New Canadian Series of the Year

— April 23, 2019

– Last Thursday’s episode saw season-high audience of 1.1 million viewers –
– Season 1 of JANN concludes Wednesday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, the CTV App, and Crave –

TORONTO (April 23, 2019) – As Season 1 of CTV’s JANN wraps up tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, data from Numeris indicates the critically acclaimed comedy is the most-watched new Canadian series of the year with the key A18-49 and A25-54 demos. Also the most-watched Canadian comedy this broadcast year-to-date with total viewers and the A18-49 and A25-54 demos, last Thursday’s (April 18) episode of JANN captured a season-high  audience with an average 1.1 million viewers after only two days of playback.

On the season finale of JANN, “WWJD (What Will Jann Do?)”, on Wednesday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, the CTV App, and Crave, Jann (Jann Arden) tries to convince her old guitarist to join her on her upcoming tour, but things get complicated when old feelings come to the surface. Then, when her mother Nora (Deborah Grover) is left alone and has a scare, and her sister Max (Zoie Palmer) is put on bed rest for the remainder of her pregnancy, Jann’s tour plans are threatened. Can Jann leave town when her family needs her most?

Encore presentations of JANN air Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and is available on demand on CTV.ca, the CTV App, and Crave.

Set and filmed in Calgary, JANN was co-developed by Bell Media and Project 10 Productions and is produced in association with Project 10 Productions and Seven24 Films. JANN is executive produced by Andrew Barnsley and Ben Murray for Project 10 Productions, and Tom Cox and Jordy Randall for Seven24 Films. Jann Arden, Leah Gauthier, and Jennica Harper created the series and will also serve as Executive Producers with Jennica Harper Showrunning. For Bell Media, Chris Kelley is Production Executive; Sarah Fowlie is Director, Comedy Original Programming; Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Original Programming. Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, CTV and Specialty Programming. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is Executive Producer, and President, Bell Media.

Source: Numeris, BYTD 2018-19 (Sept. 25, 2018 – April 14, 2019). Preliminary playback up to 4/20/2019, data subject to change.

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