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The Blacklist finale snuffs out the competition with over 1.5 million viewers

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Blacklist finale snuffs out the competition with over 1.5 million viewers

18:39 EDT Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Blacklist Wins the Night in A18-49 with more than 650,000 Viewers

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TORONTO, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Global once again stole Monday night with the jaw-dropping finale of The Blacklist. Drawing in more than 1.5 million viewers (2+) and more than 650,000 viewers (A18-49), the season's breakout hit won the night across all key demos.

Last night's gripping season finale found the city on lockdown following the crash of the mysterious prisoner transport plane, and authorities on the hunt for all the escapees. Meanwhile, with Red (James Spader) in custody, Liz (Megan Boone) used her power to get him out since he's their best chance at finding their main target, Berlin, a prisoner on the plane who is somehow involved.

DATA HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Blacklist wins the 10 p.m. timeslot, besting CTV by 7% (2+)
  • The Blacklist wins the 10 p.m. timeslot, besting CTV by 40% (A18-49)
  • The Blacklist wins the time period in all four metered markets for A18-49 and A25-54

Sources:
BBM Canada PPM Overnight Data, May 12th 2014 8p-11p (2+), Total Canada
*excluding sports and news

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Twitter:
@Global_TV
@ShawMediaTV_PR

Facebook:
Facebook.com/globaltelevision

Global is a Shaw Media Network.

About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and eng aging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.

SOURCE Global Television

For further information:

For media inquiries, please contact: 

Ashley Applebaum, Senior Publicist
Global Television
416-934-8481
Ashley.Applebaum@shawmedia.ca

Jessica Gold, Publicity Manager
Global Television and Dramatic Channels
416-966-7543
Jessica.gold@shawmedia.ca

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