By the numbers: Montreal's popularity
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03-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Renfrew, ON.
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The only problem from a network standpoint is that our viewership gets divided among multiple networks.
For example, if the canucks are playing on a saturday night on CBC, the entire viewership is watching it on CBC, while if the habs are playing on the same night, fans can watch on CBC or RDS. The divided viewership makes it less appealing for CBC to show the habs nationally, especially since their piece of the pie is not as large as RDS.
But yeah, if you combine the two networks, you can make a very strong case for the habs having the larger fanbase.
Piece of the pie ? As in attendance ? In the example used CBC had almost double that of RDS.
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