Family Reunion: Critically Acclaimed ROSEANNE Reboot Ranks Second-Highest Broadcast Debut of the Year With 2.2 Million Viewers on CTV

— March 28, 2018

The long awaited return of the critically acclaimed ROSEANNE revival has arrived and Canadians can’t get enough of the Conner family, with 2.2 million preliminary overnight viewers on CTV last night. Numeris preliminary data for Tuesday reveals the first two episodes of the reboot rank as the second-highest debut on a new series in Canada this broadcast year, behind YOUNG SHELDON. Growing its audience in its second half-hour, ROSEANNE was the third-biggest premiere of any series this season behind THE BIG BANG THEORY (#1) and YOUNG SHELDON (#2) with total viewers, A18-49, and A25-54. More than one-in-four English Canadians watching TV last night were watching ROSEANNE on CTV, delivering a 27% Share. With a return that packed politics in its premiere, CTV’s ROSEANNE is the biggest midseason debut since THE X-FILES in 2016. ROSEANNE also beat its timeslot competitor NCIS (Global) by 35% (P2+) and 138% (A25-54). ROSEANNE achieved an incredible 6.3 local A25-54 rating in Toronto, 7.9 in Montréal, 5.4 in Vancouver, and 5.3 in Calgary. ROSEANNE airs Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO. Episodes are also available for viewing online following their broadcast airings at CTV.ca.    

Source: Source: Numeris, 2017-18 BY (Sept. 25, 2017 – March 27, 2018). Overnight

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