CITYTV’S PERSON OF INTEREST IS THE #1 NEW DRAMA ON THURSDAY NIGHT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
– Debut episode outperformed Global’s Prime Suspect and CTV’s Charlie’s Angels
nationally and in key demos –
TORONTO (September 23, 2011) Citytv’s Person of Interest took top spot as the #1 new drama series on Thursday night with 961,000 viewers (Ind. 2+, national). Up against other new dramas premiering last night, the series bested highly-touted Prime Suspect (Global, 897,000, P2+) and Charlie’s Angels (CTV, 955,000, P2+) nationally and in the key A25-54 and A18-49 demos.
Compared with the average audience in the same time period on Citytv last fall, Person of Interest had an increase in viewership of 73% (P2+) and 42% (A25-54).
Fans who missed last night’s programming can catch up on Citytv.com or on their iPads by downloading the free Citytv video app on iTunes Canada.
Source: BBM Canada
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