Last Saturday Afternoon, 1,634,000 Viewers Watched Game 1 of the Canadiens-Rangers Series on RDS

— May 20, 2014

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Montreal (May 20, 2014) – This past Saturday afternoon, an average of 1,634,000* viewers followed Game 1 of the Canadiens-Rangers series on RDS. Peak audience levels were recorded at 2,002,000* in the 1st period, as the sun started shinning all over Quebec for the long weekend.

During the broadcast, presented at 1 p.m. ET, RDS gained 64.4%* of market shares and the highest* day-time TV ratings among all of Quebec’s networks.

Following their 7-2 (Saturday) and 3-1 (Monday) victories, the New York Rangers have taken the lead (2-0) in the East Conference Final series against the Montreal Canadiens. Watch Game 3 of this series, Thursaday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET live on RDS.

TV ratings for Monday nights game will be available Wednesday afternoon.

*Source: BBM Analytics - InfosysTV, French Quebec

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Simon Céré, (office) 514.529.2135, (cell) 514.754.3135, simon.cere@bellmedia.ca
Patrick Tremblay, (office) 514.599.2244 #2125, (cell) 514.913-6799, patrick.tremblay@bellmedia.ca
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