styky wrote:Faramir wrote:I guess Sun News has bigger worries....I hate to see them have to pull the plug!
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-a ... 79855.html
TORONTO - They launched with great fanfare, vowing to deliver a viewing experience no other Canadian broadcaster dared to put on the air.
Yet exactly a year after it went live, media observers and viewership figures suggest Sun News Network, which promised 'hard news and straight talk,' is lagging behind its competitors.
Data obtained by The Canadian Press from a source at another network and confirmed by independent ratings agency BBM Canada, shows Sun News trailing the pack when "all day" English audience figures — calculated between 2 a.m. and 2 a.m. — were compared for news networks between Aug. 31, 2011 and March 31, 2012.
CBC News Network drew 1.4 per cent of viewers, U.S. news network CNN took 0.9 per cent, CTV News Channel attracted 0.8 per cent and Sun News brought in 0.1 per cent.
In order to have Sun News you have to pay for it where as the CBC CTV and CNN for the most part come with your basic package. That's why none of these numbers surprise me
Bingo. Let CBC, CTV, and CNN go that route as well and see how their numbers look.