From The Sip Trunking Experts

TMCNet:  Global Dominates Fall 2012 - Network's Midseason Lineup Continues Stellar Trajectory

[December 12, 2012]

Global Dominates Fall 2012 - Network's Midseason Lineup Continues Stellar Trajectory

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Fall's Biggest Hits Are Back, Including Bones, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS, NCIS: LA, Vegas, Survivor, Chicago Fire, Glee and Elementary New Series Deception and Zero Hour Plus the Return of Bomb Girls Round Out Solid Schedule For additional photography and press kit materials visit: and follow us on Twitter at @shawmediaTV_PR / @GlobalTV_PR To tweet this release: TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - As the Fall 2012 season wraps up, Global is clearly leading the pack. With only a few weeks remaining, the network securely holds six of the Top 10 positions, more than any other network. Elementary is the #1 new series and Global is the only network with two new series in the Top 20 (2+, National). The bankable hits are back this January along with a few exciting additions, steadily building on Global's momentum for midseason.

FALL TOP 10 RANKER (Adults 18-49, National) _____________________________________________________ | | | |AMA (000)| |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| |RANKED A18-49|PROGRAM |CHANNEL|A18-49 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 1 |Big Bang Theory |CTV |2084.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 2 |Two and a Half Men |CTV |1345.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 3 |Survivor: Philippines|Global |1311.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 4 |Grey's Anatomy |CTV |1251.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 5 |Amazing Race |CTV |1212.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 6 |NCIS: Los Angeles |Global |947.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 7 |Glee |Global |936.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 8 |NCIS |Global |904.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 9 |Bones |Global |904.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| | 10 |Elementary |Global |899.0 | |_____________|_____________________|_______|_________| FALL 2012 KEY DATA HIGHLIGHTS (All data A18-49, National Unless Stated Otherwise): -- Global bested the competition claiming the #1 primetime spot Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights with Bones, NCIS: LA and Survivor, respectively -- Survivor is the #1 reality show for 2+, Adults/Women/Men 18-49 & 25-54, National -- Global dominates the Top 10 with double the primetime hours versus its closest competitor -- Global has increased or maintained its presence in the Top 10 and/or Top 20 nationally and in all the key markets -- Elementary is the #1 new series for 2+, Adults/Women/Men 18-49 & 25-54, National -- Elementary is the only new program to make the Top 10 -- Vegas is a Top 20 series for 2+, A25-54 and Men 18-49 & 25-54 -- Chicago Fire is a Top 20 for Women 18-49 & 25-54 -- Global's primetime shows are growing year-over-year including: Survivor (9%); NCIS: LA (19%); ET Canada (17%); and Saturday Night Live (35%) in late night "We had a spectacular fall season and we are moving into the new year with huge confidence," said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. "With the strength and stability of the Global schedule, we are focused on continuing this momentum with our returning proven hit performers and engaging new series, reinforcing our position as primetime leaders." Canadians made Bomb Girls a certified hit - averaging 1.3 million viewers per episode, it became the #1 new Canadian Original series last winter. The series makes its highly anticipated return Wednesday, January 2 - 8pm ET/PT with 12 new, hour-long episodes. The bomb girls must come face-to-face with the war as wounded soldiers return home; among them are casualties, foreigners and hidden foes. But the girls know that the steadfast friendships they forged on the frontlines of Victory Munitions means someone always has their back. Season two guest stars Rosie O'Donnell and features has an exciting slate of cameos.

Michael Seater (Life with Derek) joins the talented ensemble cast led by Academy Award(®)-nominee Meg Tilly (Agnes of God, The Big Chill), Jodi Balfour (The Sinking of the Laconia), Ali Liebert (Hellcats), Charlotte Hegele (Murdoch Mysteries), Anastasia Phillips (Skins) and Antonio Cupo (American Mary).

The compelling 13-part, hour-long drama Deception premieres Monday, January 7 - 9pm ET/PT. Plagued by their privileged socialite daughter's notorious partying ways, the wealthy Bowers family must now face the media in light of her death from an apparent drug overdose. Suspicions arise and undercover Detective Joanna Locasto (Meagan Good, Think Like a Man), a former childhood friend of the troubled young heiress, steps in to shine some light on buried secrets. Deception also stars Canada's own Victor Garber (Alias, Glee), Tate Donovan (Damages) and Katherine LaNasa (Alfie).

Suspense thriller Zero Hour premieres Thursday, February 14 - 8pm ET/PT. The 13-part, hour-long series stars Anthony Edwards (ER) as Hank Foley, the editor of a sceptics magazine with over 20 years experience debunking conspiracy theories. Hank must now confront a mystery of his own when his beautiful young wife (Jacinda Barrett, Ladder 49) is abducted from her antique clock shop. Racing against time, Hank needs to unlock a series of clues that go back centuries to save his wife and humanity. Zero Hour also stars Michael Nyqvist (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Carmen Ejogo (Chaos, Kidnapped), Scott Michael Foster (Greek, The River), and Addison Timlin (Californication, Derailed).

New series Deception and Zero Hour and season two of Bomb Girls will join the highly anticipated returns of perennial fan favourites, Bones, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS, NCIS: LA, Vegas, Survivor, Chicago Fire, Glee and Elementary.

Complete winter primetime grid attached.

Source: BBM Canada PPM Data, Total Canada AMA (000) FL'12 (Sept10-Nov25/2011),FL'11 (Sept12-Nov27/2011), Rankers 3+ airings A18-49 unless otherwise noted Bomb Girls Source: BBM Canada PPM Data, Total Canada AMA (000), SP12 (Jan2-May27/2012), Rankers 3+ airings Ind2+ unless otherwise noted SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: Twitter: @GlobalTV_PR @ShawMediaTV_PR Facebook: Global Television is a Shaw Media Network About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 18 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit

Image with caption: "Global Winter Schedule (CNW Group/Global Television)". Image available at: SOURCE: Global Television To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: SOURCE: Global Television SOURCE: Shaw Media For media inquiries, please contact: Katia Houde, Publicist Global Television, Shaw Media 416-934-7053 Grace Park, Publicity Manager Global Television, Shaw Media 416-967-2484

[ Back To SIP Trunking Home's Homepage ]

Subscribe here for your FREE
SIP TRUNKING enewslettter.

Featured Partner

Featured Whitepapers

SIP Security for the Enterprise
Voice over IP (VoIP) is incorporated into a variety of computer networks, both public and private, and used for everyday transactions and communications among carriers, businesses, government agencies...

Making A Broadband Purchase Decision
Businesses today have many options for broadband connectivity. Clarifying your particular business needs prior to selecting a broadband provider will ensure an optimal match of broadband service to your requirements.

Voice-Optimized Network Delivers Premier Call Experience
Customers equate call quality with business quality. Real-time communication, interpersonal interaction, and the cordial tone of a call center representative can create a positive impression of your business that no email can match.

Featured Case Studies

Business Telecom Expenses Reduced 50%
A small to medium sized company in the midwest was interested in migrating to IP Communications, but in today's economy, they were hesitant to upgrade their communication system due to their perception that the cost would outweigh the benefits.

Multi-State Company Cuts Telecom Costs 50%
A multi-site, multi-state company with extensive monthly long distance fees and toll-free charges did not have adequate broadband for Broadvox SIP Trunking requirements, nor did they have a SIP enabled telephone system.

Discover Leisure Connects Remote Users to its IP-PBX
Discover Leisure is one of the largest resellers of caravans and motor homes in the UK. With 15 branch of?ces all over the country, the company spent a great deal of money every month just on internal phone calls.

Featured eBOOKS

Internet+: The Way Toward Global Unified Communication
Connecting the telephony of the enterprise PBX or Unified Communications (UC) system using SIP trunks instead of conventional telephone lines has been very successful in recent years.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 2
SIP trunking is becoming more of a focus for service providers. One key issue many service providers face when deploying SIP trunks is NAT, or Network Address Translation, traversal.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 1
A vast resource for information about all things SIP - including SIP, security, VoIP, SIP trunking and Unified Communications.

Featured Videos

Broadvox VAR Testimonial VAR 1:
Part 1 of the VAR (Value Added Reseller) Partner Program Testimonials for Broadvox...

E-SBCs AS The Demarcation Point:
Ingate's Steve Johnson talks to Erik Linask about the role session border controller plays as the demarcation point at...

Demystifying DPI
How can deep packet inspection protect your SIP traffic as well as your entire network?

Featured Resources

Partner Program Overview:
Over 4,000 VARs, Master Agents, Solution Providers, and Independent IT Professionals trust Broadvox. We offer customized services and solutions to fit seamlessly into any company's business model. And when you partner with Broadvox, every member of our team stands behind you and your customers 100%...

SIP Trunk UC Summit

What's New

Presenting the New Ingate/Intertex Website:
Internet+ is an extended Internet access allowing high quality SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) based real-time person-to-person communication, everywhere and for any application. It applies to both fixed and mobile networks ...

Featured Blogs

Featured Webinars

Secure SIP Trunking:
What You Need to Know

Successfully Deploying Enterprise SIP Trunking:
Tools and Techniques for Overcoming Common Roadblocks

Featured Podcasts

Getting the Most Out of Your SIP Trunks:
Ingate's Steve Johnson and TMC's Erik Linask discuss how best practices forgetting the most out of SIP Trunking services and common pitfalls to avoid.

Featured Datasheets

Ingate SIParator E-SBCs
Adopting SIP is a simple process with the Ingate SIParator, the secure enterprise session border controller (E-SBC). The SIParator makes secure SIP communications - including VoIP,SIP trunking and more - possible while working seamlessly with your existing network firewall.

Ingate Firewalls
Everyone is talking about enterprise usage of VoIP, instant messaging and other types of realtime communications including presence and conferencing.

SIP Trunk Solutions for Service Providers
The award-winning Ingate Firewall and Ingate SIParator deliver a high quality, reliable SIP trunk connection between the customer's IP-PBX and the service provider network, and solve interoperability issues to simplify deployments and support for remote diagnosis of reported issues.