All Hail the King of Comedy: 1.3 Million Viewers Watched the Series Premiere of Global's Kevin Can Wait

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 — (PRNewswire) —

The New Comedy Claims Monday's #1 Spot in Core Primetime

Highest New Comedy Premiere on Global in the Last Five Years

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TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The wait is over as new comedy series Kevin Can Wait kicked off premiere week last night with an impressive 1.3 million viewers (2+) on Global, becoming the most-watched new comedy premiere on the Network in the last five years. Starring comedy legend Kevin James as he makes his television comeback, overnight data confirms Kevin Can Wait is the #1 core primetime series (8-11 p.m. ET) of the night across all key demos including the coveted millennial A18-34 demo. Kevin Can Wait also grew audiences in all demos for the time period year over year by 8% for total viewers (2+), up 25% for A18-49, and increased the younger demo A18-34 by 44%.

Premiere week continues on Global tonight with the season premiere of NCIS at 8 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the series premiere of the new drama Bull at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and ending the night with the season premiere of NCIS: New Orleans at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Viewers can catch up on all the laughs from Kevin Can Wait on and Global Go

Source: Numeris PPM Data, Sep19/16 overnights vs. FL15(Sep14-Dec20/15) –Total Canada, based on Adults and Women 18-49/25-54 & Adults 18-34 / FL15 time period based on Supergirl audiences (live+same day)




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Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children's book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus' roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at

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