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TSN Attracts 2.5 Million Viewers for Canada-Russia New Year's Eve Game at the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

- More than 8.3 million Canadians have watched some part of Team Canada's opening round games at the World Juniors in Ufa, Russia -
- Average minute of Team Canada's round-robin games were watched by 1.8 million viewers on TSN across live and repeat broadcasts -
- Team Canada faces off against Team USA in semifinal action tomorrow at 4 a.m. ET live on TSN, TSN Mobile TV, TSN Radio, and TSN.ca -

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TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Fans have been waking up early and staying up late to cheer on Team Canada at the World Juniors, as overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP in Ufa, Russia has recorded solid ratings for TSN and TSN2 during the opening round of the tournament.

The average minute of Team Canada's decisive victory over Team Russia on New Year's Eve was watched by 2.5 million viewers* over TSN's live and encore broadcasts - making it the most-watched round-robin game of this year's tournament.  Overall, 6.4 million Canadians watched some part of TSN and TSN2's coverage of the Canada-Russia World Juniors game on New Year's Eve.

Throughout the opening round, TSN and TSN2 delivered live and encore presentations of all of Team Canada's round-robin games. To date, more than 8.3 million Canadians have watched some part of Team Canada's round-robin action from the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP on TSN and TSN2.  The average minute of Team Canada's round-robin games were watched by 1.8 million viewers on TSN across live and repeat broadcasts.

The audience breakdown for Team Canada's round-robin games at the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP is as follows:

Wednesday, Dec. 26

  • Canada vs. Germany
    • Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 372,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 12 noon ET - 849,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 178,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 10:30 p.m. ET - 39,000 viewers on TSN2

Friday, Dec. 28

  • Canada vs. Slovakia
    • Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 286,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 12 noon ET - 610,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 496,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 10:50 p.m. ET - 58,000 viewers on TSN2

Sunday, Dec. 30

  • Canada vs. USA
    • Live at 4:30 a.m. ET - 561,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 12 noon ET - 904,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 8 p.m. ET - 191,000 viewers on TSN2

Monday, Dec. 31

  • Canada vs. Russia
    • Live at 9 a.m. ET - 1.6 million viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 12 noon ET - 447,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 7:30 p.m. ET - 412,000 viewers on TSN
    • Encore at 11:20 p.m. ET - 59,000 viewers on TSN2

TSN's coverage of the 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP continues tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 3) with live semifinal action featuring Team Canada taking on Team USA at 4 a.m. ET, followed by Team Sweden facing off against Team Russia at 8 a.m. ET.  Fans can also watch the games live on TSN Mobile TV, purchase live pay-per-view streaming of the match-ups on TSN.ca, or listen live on the following TSN Radio and TEAM Radio stations across the country: TSN Radio 1050 Toronto, TSN Radio 690 Montreal, TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg, TEAM 1040 in Vancouver, and TEAM 1200 in Ottawa.  Live radio streaming is also available on TSN.ca.

TSN's 2013 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP broadcast schedule for the semifinal and medal rounds is as follows:

Date Game Live
Broadcast
Encore
Presentations
Thursday, Jan. 3 Semifinal #1: Canada
vs. USA
4 a.m. ET on TSN 11 a.m. ET on TSN
7:30 p.m. ET on TSN
Jan. 4 at 12 midnight ET
on TSN2
Thursday, Jan. 3 Semifinal #2: Sweden
vs. Russia
8 a.m. ET on TSN 2 p.m. ET on TSN
Jan. 5 at 12 midnight ET
on TSN2
Saturday, Jan. 5 Bronze Medal game 4 a.m. ET on TSN Jan. 6 at 1 a.m. ET on
TSN2
Saturday, Jan. 5 Gold Medal game 8 a.m. ET on TSN 1:30 p.m. ET on TSN
7 p.m. ET on TSN
10:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Jan. 6 at 3:30 p.m. ET
on TSN

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TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across industry-leading platforms including TSN2, TSN.ca, TSN Radio and TSN Mobile TV. Official broadcaster of the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship and FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, TSN's slate of live sports coverage includes NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB Sunday Night Baseball, Barclays Premier League, Golf's Majors, NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

*Source: BBM Canada across live and repeat airings

 

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