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100th Grey Cup Playoffs score high audiences on TSN, RDS

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TSN.ca Staff
11/19/2012 5:52:02 PM
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The 100th Grey Cup Playoffs continued Sunday with huge audiences for TSN and RDS.

Overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that the Western Final with Calgary at B.C. was watched by an average audience of 2 million viewers on TSN and RDS (1.9 million on TSN; 105,000 on RDS). On TSN, this marked a 3% increase compared to last year. Audience levels peaked at 2.9 million on TSN late in the fourth quarter of the game as the Stampeders held on to defeat the defending Grey Cup champions at BC Place.

Earlier in the afternoon, the Eastern Final, featuring Toronto at Montreal, attracted an average audience of 1.9 million on TSN and RDS (1.43 million on TSN; 466,000 on RDS). On TSN, the Eastern Final was up 15% compared to last year.  Audience levels peaked at 2.7 million viewers on TSN as the Alouettes set up their last play of the game.

Overall, more than 8.6 million Canadians watched some part of the 100th Grey Cup Playoffs on TSN and RDS Sunday.

Featuring the Toronto Argonauts at home to the Calgary Stampeders, the historic 100th Grey Cup will be broadcast live, Sunday on TSN, TSN Mobile TV, TSN Radio, and in French on RDS.

Chad Owens (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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