TV

CTV axes “So You Think You Can Dance Canada”

Overall, ratings for the fourth season of the reality competition show have dropped 31% for the 25 to 54 demographic, from season one, and 43% for ages 18 to 34, according to BBM Canada.
September 13, 2011

A Bell Media spokesperson has confirmed that Canadian broadcast net CTV will not be ordering a fifth season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada.

The show, which ended its fourth season on Sunday with dancer Jordan Clark (pictured) taking home the CDN$100,000 prize, was canceled according to an official statement from Bell Media.

Sunday’s finale was watched by 903,000 viewers, according to BBM Canada, down 27% compared to last year’s finale. In Toronto, the audience for the fourth season was down 64% in the 25 to 54 demographic from the first season finale.

Overall, ratings for the fourth season of the reality show have dropped 31% for the 25 to 54 demographic, from season one, and 43% for ages 18 to 34, according to BBM Canada.

“After four seasons and 92 episodes, CTV has decided to pursue other program strategies,” said the statement. “This decision was made after careful consideration, including viewership and economic factors. We remain extremely proud of the legacy of So You Think You Can Dance Canada, including raising the profile of dance in this country.”

(From Media in Canada)

About The Author

Menu

Search