Report: Most-Watched Programs in Canada for 2015


TORONTO: Bell Media and CTV have unveiled the ranking of the most-watched TV broadcasts and programs in Canada in 2015, with The Amazing Race Canada topping the list.

The Amazing Race Canada was number one on the list of Canada’s most-watched regularly scheduled TV programs. Coming in second was The Big Bang Theory, followed by Survivor, Quantico and NCIS in the top five. The remaining shows in the top ten were, in order, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.EL.D., CSI: Cyber, NCIS: New Orleans, Marvel’s Agent Carter and Two and a Half Men.

It was all U.S. series that made the list of Canada’s most watched dramas, led by Quantico. NCIS was second, with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., CSI: Cyber and NCIS: New Orleans in the top five. Also making the list were Marvel’s Agent Carter, Blindspot, The Flash, How to Get Away with Murder and Code Black.

As for comedies, The Big Bang Theory topped the list at number one, followed by Two and a Half Men, The Odd Couple, The Goldbergs, Mike & Molly and 2 Broke Girls. The top ten also featured Modern Family, The McCarthys, Life in Pieces and the Canadian series The Rick Mercer Report.

Canada’s most-watched regularly scheduled specialty series was The Walking Dead, with the new companion series Fear the Walking Dead second. Three Canadian shows made the list: Vikings (3), Canada’s Worst Driver (8) and Highway Thru Hell (9).

In the pay-TV arena, Game of Thrones was on top. True Detective was at number two, with Girl Meets World, The Next Step and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in the top five.