Numeris Fall 2016 Survey Results: CJAD 800 Is Montréal’s #1 English-Language Radio Station

— December 7, 2016

- CJAD 800 airs nine of the ten most popular shows in the city’s English-language radio market -

MONTRÉAL (December 7, 2016) – The fall 2016 PPM survey results announced by Numeris today confirm that CJAD 800 remains the #1 English-language radio station in Montréal. It has a 28% audience share for all listeners aged two or older1. This matches the station’s previous record. What’s more, of all “News/Talk” radio stations across Canada, CJAD 800 is the one which enjoys the highest listening share in its central market2. CJAD 800 Shows – Leading the Market! This fall, CJAD 800 aired nine of Montréal’s ten most popular English-language radio shows—a remarkable achievement in a competitive market3. With a share of 36%, the ANDREW CARTER MORNING SHOW is once again the most listened to program in Montréal’s English-language radio market between 5:30 and 9 a.m., Monday to Friday. The program’s performance increased by 2 share points compared to fall 20154. Aaron Rand, meanwhile, remains the most popular host during the afternoon drive (Monday to Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.), with a 25% market share. That’s an increase of three share points over last fall4. For his part, Ken Connors holds the #1 rank on weekend mornings (Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.), with a whopping 52% market share4. CJAD 800 recently announced a new weekday midday lineup which includes THE LESLIE ROBERTS SHOW, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., THE GANG OF FOUR with Tommy Schnurmacher, 12 to 1 p.m., and THE NATASHA HALL SHOW, 1 to 3 p.m. Numeris’ fall 2016 PPM surveys cover the period from August 29 to November 27. Sources: Numeris, August 29 to November 27, 2016 (vs August 31st to November 29th 2015)
  1. All 2+, Mo-Su, 2a-2a, CJAD, Montreal Anglo Ctrl, listening share.
  2. All 2+, Mo-Su, 2a-2a, CJAD, Montreal Anglo Ctrl, listening share vs. listening share for other News/Talk stations in their respective central markets.
  3. All 2+, Top 40 shows, Montreal Anglo Ctrl, AMA.
  4. All 2+, Featured program’s time slot, CJAD, Montreal Anglo Ctrl, listening share.

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