Despite hundreds of millions of dollars annually in government subsidies and handouts, not one Canadian made television show made it into the top ten this past fall season.
BBM Canada reported this week that the top ten shows in Canada among adults 18-49 during the Fall 2009 television season were all produced in the United States.
The top rated show among the key advertising demographic of Adults 18-49 was House which originates from Fox in the United States and is rebroadcast in Canada on Global TV.
The ratings agency found that CTV was the top rebroadcaster with eight of the ten most-watched programs in the 2008/09 season. CanWest Global captured the remaining two spots in the top 10.
The following were the Top 10 television programs in the fall season among adults 18-49.
- Grey's Anatomy
- Survivor: Samoa
- The Amazing Race
- Criminal Minds
- CSI: NY
- CSI: Miami
- Desperate Housewives