Saturday, June 25, 2016
ARGOS/TICATS SCORE GOOD RATINGS
In the Toronto-Hamilton extended market, audience levels for the game were up 83% over last year’s Argos opener.
In total, 2.8 million unique Canadian viewers tuned in to watch some part of the game on TSN, with coverage including on-field marching bands and special guest appearances by Argos legends Damon Allen, Mike “Pinball” Clemons, Raghib “Rocket” Ismail, and Joe Theismann.
The Toronto-Hamilton game also marked an increase of 46% compared to last year’s CFL ON TSN season opener matchup between Ottawa and Montreal.
Audience levels peaked at 912,000 viewers during the third quarter as the Argos attempted a second-half comeback.