Monday, February 23, 2015
Canadians Love their Curling
2015 SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS on TSN is the Most-Watched Ever
– 2015 SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS averaged a record 566,000 viewers on TSN –
– Average audience of 1.05 million watched Sunday night’s thrilling final –
February 23, 2015
TORONTO (February 23, 2015) – The 2015 SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS was a record-breaker for TSN, with the network attracting an average audience of 566,000 viewers throughout the tournament, making the 2015 SCOTTIES the most-watched ever according to overnight data from Numeris.*
Manitoba’s Jennifer Jones’ thrilling 6-5 gold medal victory over Alberta’s Val Sweeting in the Scotties Final attracted an average audience of 1.05 million viewers to TSN on Sunday night, up against THE OSCARS® on CTV. Audiences for the gold medal game were up 15% compared to last year’s final.
Overall, 7 million unique Canadian viewers watched some part of the 2015 SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS on TSN.
TSN’s live coverage of Season of Champions curling continues with the TIM HORTONS BRIER, beginning on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN.