CTV’s QUANTICO is #1 Sunday as Premiere Week Data Revealed for September 25

— October 3, 2016

– Premiering to 1.7 million viewers, QUANTICO is #1 Sunday with total viewers and all key demos and sees growth with total viewers and A25-54 over last season’s finale –
– CTV delivers three of the Top 5 programs Sunday night –
– CTV now can claim three of the Top 5 most-watched programs on four nights of Premiere Week –

TORONTO (October 3, 2016) – With a week’s worth of data now available for Sunday, Sept. 25, the seventh night of Premiere Week, data reveals that QUANTICO returned as the most-watched series of the day in Canada. A top 10 series among Canada’s most-watched TV programs last season, the hit series kicked off its sophomore season with 1.7 million viewers, ranking #1 for the day with total viewers and all key demos. Airing at 10 p.m., QUANTICO showed growth over last season’s finale with total viewers (+9%) and A25-54 (+13%). With live plus seven days of playback data providing a comprehensive representation of audiences, Numeris data indicates three of the Top 5 most-watched programs with total viewers and all key demos Sunday night were on CTV. Along with QUANTICO’s hot start, Regina’s (Lana Parrilla) dark half, the Evil Queen, resurfaced to stir up some trouble in the season premiere of ONCE UPON A TIME (954,000) at 8 p.m., and there was no shortage of secrets in the return of SECRETS AND LIES (1 million) at 9 p.m., which saw double-digit growth in A18-34 (+56%) and A18-49 (+12%) over the same timeslot last fall. CTV can now claim three of the Top 5 programs on four nights of Premiere Week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday). All-new episodes continue tonight (Oct. 3) on CTV and CTV GO as Sheldon (Jim Parsons) meets The Flash on THE BIG BANG THEORY at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the Mad Hatter’s (Benedict Samuel) arrival on GOTHAM at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Tricia Helfer’s (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) full debut as Lucifer’s mother Charlotte on LUCIFER at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and the premiere of new Hayley Atwell (MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER)-led justice drama CONVICTION at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Tomorrow night (Oct. 4), Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) faces the repercussions of living in the alternate Flashpoint universe on the Season 3 premiere of THE FLASH at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Then, a man (Wallace Langham, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION) tears a family apart when he uses a prominent fake identity to lure a vulnerable wife and mother into his bed on an all-new episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Source: Numeris, Preliminary Live+7 days of playback vs. final data, and Fall 2015 Sunday 10p average final data

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