CTV’s THE AMAZING RACE CANADA Season 7 Premiere Grows 15% to 2 Million Viewers

Toronto — July 18, 2019

– Season 7 premiere is the most-watched entertainment series broadcast this summer and marks the first time in almost two years a Canadian series has garnered 2 million viewers –
– New episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA continue Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app –

TORONTO (July 18, 2019) – Following its premiere on July 2, CTV confirmed today that THE AMAZING RACE CANADA returned for Season 7 as the most-watched entertainment series broadcast so far this summer with total viewers and all key demos. With final data now available from Numeris, 2 million viewers watched the season premiere, up 15% over the Season 6 premiere – marking the first time in almost two years that a Canadian series has hit the 2 million mark. The first episode of the season also saw growth in the key demos, up double-digits in the A18-34 (+29%), A18-49 (+18%), and A25-54 (+18%) demos.

On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, “I Love Geologists” (Tuesday, July 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, and streaming anytime on CTV.ca and the CTV app), teams fly to Yellowknife, where a diamond Road Block has racers under pressure, before things take a chilling turn.

Encore presentations of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air on CTV Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. ET/PT and 7 p.m. ET/PT, respectively, and Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV2 (visit CTV.ca to check local listings). Episodes are available to stream anytime on CTV.ca and the CTV app.

Brand partners for Season 7 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA include Chevrolet, who returns for a seventh consecutive season, as well as Dempster’s, Clif Bar, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Walt Disney Studios, Expedia, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Shell Canada, The Royal Ontario Museum, The Source, and Webber Naturals.

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV. John Brunton is Executive Producer and Mark Lysakowski is Executive Producer and Showrunner. For Bell Media, Danielle Pearson is Production Executive; Robin Johnston is Director, Original Programming, Factual and Reality; Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Original Programming; Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming, Randy Lennox is President. 

About CTV
CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 18 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca.

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Source: Numeris, Summer to-date 2019 (May 27-July 7, final data).

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