(TSN) — 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, seven 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.
Curling on TSN
Each year, TSN brings Canadians more than 300 hours of live action from Season of Champions curling events, including exclusive coverage of the 2014 Home Hardware Canada Cup, 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup, Tim Hortons Brier and Scotties Tournament Of Hearts, Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, World Women’s Curling Championship, and M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors.
TSN’s complete 2014-15 curling broadcast schedule is available on TSN.ca.
*For electronic measurement data that dates back to 1994. Audiences prior to August 31, 2009 are based on BBM Nielsen Media Research Mark II meters.
Source: Numeris (formerly BBM Canada)