New PPM Ratings: May – August 2018

Humble & Fred

By David Bray

The latest radio book is out. The new PPM release from Numeris reflects the 13-week listening period covering May 28th to Aug. 26th, 2018. 

David Bray, President, Bray & Partners Communications, has a look in the rear view mirror at the summer radio ratings. 

Toronto: Bragging rights at the top of the ratings heap go to both CHFI-FM and BOOM 97.3 with each delivering an 11.1 share for A12+.  BOOM-FM grabs the #1 spot with ladies 25-54 delivering a 12.7% share (down from 14.4%) followed closely by BOOM with a 12.6 % share. BOOM-FM holds the #1 spot for males 25-54, posting an 11.7% share (up from 11.1 % in the last 13 week book). In a strange twist, CHFI-FM leads the way for M18-34 with a 12.0% share followed by BOOM at 11.4%. For F18-34, CHFI-FM tops the list posting a 27.8 % (down from 23.6%).

Vancouver: CBC Radio One grabs the #1 spot for A12+ with an 12.3% share of hours tuned (down from 15.3% ). Taking the top spot for F25-54 was QM-FM, posting a 17.7% share (up from 16.5% last time out). CFOX grabs the lead for M25-54 listeners, delivering a 13.0% share (down from 13.8 %).  The FOX is well out in front for M18-34 with a 20.8 % share of hrs. tuned down from 22.0 %). When it comes to Females 18-34, QM-FM takes top spot with a 16.8 % share.

Edmonton: The Bear passes NOW! for #1 with A12+ posting a 9.3% share of hours tuned (up from 5.8% last time out). NOW! Radio takes top spot for F25-54, delivering a 22.0% share (up from 19.5%). NOW tops the list for M25-54 with a 12.5% share (flat with the last book). For M18-34, NOW leads the way posting a 14.9% followed by the Bear at 13.7%. NOW also led with F18-34 delivering an 18.3% (up from 14.7%).

Calgary: Country 105 leads the way for A12+ with a 9.7% (up from 8.3% last time out).  Country 105 is popular with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 delivering a 13.1% share (up from 10.2%).  For M25-54, X92.9 is #1 with a 10.8% (down from 11.0%). CJAY 92 takes top spot for M18-34 delivering an 11.4%. Country105 is #1 for F18-34 posting a 14.3% share (up from 12.3%).

Montreal: CHMP 98.5FM is #1 for A12+ (Franco) with a 14.8% share (down from 18.3%).  For A12+ (Anglo) CJAD 800 is #1 with a 28.1% (down from 29.4%). CFGL-FM is tops with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 (Franco) delivering a 16.2% share (down from 19.3%). For F25-54 (Anglo) The Beat 92.5 is #1 with a 27.9% share (up from 26.2). For M25-54 (Franco), CHMP 98.5FM is on top at 17.8% share (down from 20.5%).  For M25-54 (Anglo), CHOM-FM is #1at 25.0% (up from 24.1%)

See summary charts below: A brief overview of share figures from the latest PPM 2018 Numeris release

Toronto

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

 

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBC Radio Two

2.2

1.8

1.4

1.3

2.3

1.8

CBC Radio One

10.0

10.7

8.6

7.7

7.0

7.9

AM 640 Toronto

2.0

1.9

.8

1.0

2.5

2.5

Classical 96.3 FM

6.4

7.2

1.8

4.1

3.1

2.5

102.1 The Edge

2.4

2.5

4.1

3.4

4.7

4.9

News Talk 1010

6.1

6.6

3.0

3.1

2.7

3.8

680 News

7.0

6.0

5.8

5.1

7.4

7.2

93.5 The Move

1.0

1.0

1.9

1.5

1.1

.9

AM 740/96.7 FM 

3.4

3.4

.4

.4

.8

.7

Boom 97.3

11.1

10.4

12.6

15.2

11.7

11.1

98.1 CHFI-FM

11.1

12.2

12.7

14.4

9.5

9.4

TSN 1050

.5

.4

.2

.3

1.4

1.2

104.5 CHUM-FM

6.5

6.1

14.4

12.9

6.5

5.3

Z103.5

1.7

2.0

2.1

2.1

3.4

4.9

Q107

5.5

5.6

2.9

2.5

7.5

7.1

KX  94.7

1.3

1.1

1.5

1.4

1.3

.8

Sportsnet 590

The FAN

1.7

2.4

.4

1.5

4.1

5.2

Jazz FM 91

2.1

2.2

1.8

2.2

.6

.9

Jewel 88.5

1.4

1.3

.5

.7

.9

.9

Virgin Radio 99.9

6.3

5.5

9.3

7.8

8.4

6.4

KISS 92.5

3.0

3.2

4.8

4.9

2.9

3.9

G98.7

1.2

.9

1.5

.9

.3

.4

Indie 88.1

1.2

1.0

1.8

1.4

2.4

1.7

 

Vancouver

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBC Radio One

12.3

15.3

5.8

7.2

10.8

10.7

CBC Radio Two

2.8

3.5

1.3

1.2

.7

1.2

94.5 Virgin Radio

6.8

6.0

11.7

10.3

6.0

5.2

Rock 101

9.2

8.6

7.9

8.7

9.4

9.5

99.3 The Fox

6.0

5.5

5.0

5.3

13.0

13.8

BNN

Bloomberg Radio

.1

.2

0.0

0.0

.2

0.0

KISS Radio 104.9

2.9

2.9

5.1

5.5

2.7

2.9

LG104.3

5.2

4.9

5.9

5.4

3.7

3.5

AM 730 Traffic

1.0

1.1

.8

.8

1.0

1.0

103.5 QM FM

11.0

10.9

17.7

16.5

6.8

7.4

CISL Sportsnet 650

1.0

1.2

2.2

1.9

1.0

1.2

93.7 JR FM

6.4

5.8

9.0

8.4

6.0

5.1

96.9 Jack FM

4.8

4.3

4.1

5.9

7.8

6.7

CKNW

11.6

11.4

1.2

1.8

9.6

10.8

102.7 The Peak

3.4

3.1

4.4

4.4

4.6

3.8

TSN 1040

1.5

1.9

.3

.3

1.6

2.6

News 1130

6.2

6.2

4.8

4.7

6.2

6.4

Z 95.3

4.5

4.1

9.4

8.6

3.4

3.8

Praise 106.5

2.3

2.1

2.1

1.9

3.0

3.1

 

Edmonton

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBC Radio One

7.6

7.5

2.9

4.1

5.2

5.1

CBC Radio Two

.4

.9

.3

.4

.1

.2

CFBR-FM The Bear

9.3

5.8

4.4

4.1

11.0

10.8

CFCW

5.4

5.0

2.1

1.8

2.7

2.0

104.9 Virgin Radio

3.9

4.5

4.1

5.5

3.6

3.6

TSN 1260

3.7

2.7

.2

.3

5.1

6.4

KISS 91.7

2.1

4.7

6.4

7.1

2.7

3.9

Sonic 102.9

5.8

6.2

10.1

10.4

8.9

10.2

630 CHED

7.0

6.7

1.7

2.3

5.4

5.5

iNews880

2.9

1.3

.2

.1

.7

.5

K97

5.4

4.5

3.7

4.1

6.2

6.5

CISN Country

8.2

8.8

8.1

8.7

6.3

4.7

UP 99.3

4.8

6.0

9.4

8.7

4.0

5.4

HOT 107

2.6

2.7

3.1

2.9

2.6

3.3

95.7 CRUZ FM

4.9

4.0

3.9

5.0

7.2

5.8

92.5 Fresh-FM

2.7

3.8

5.5

5.0

3.2

3.8

102.3 NOW! Radio

8.8

10.5

22.0

19.5

12.5

12.5

96.3 Capital FM

6.1

6.8

6.2

4.7

4.3

4.2

CKUA-FM

3.2

2.4

1.5

1.4

4.0

1.6

 

Calgary

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

 

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBC Radio One

8.1

9.1

3.4

3.2

3.5

3.3

CBC Radio Two

1.9

2.4

1.4

2.2

1.1

1.6

Sportsnet Fan 960

1.8

2.8

.4

.7

3.8

5.4

X92.9

5.5

5.6

4.4

5.0

10.8

11.0

CFFR 660 News

5.2

5.2

1.6

2.5

5.2

4.6

Q107

5.7

6.3

4.2

4.0

8.0

8.5

XL103FM

7.9

9.0

5.6

7.0

7.7

8.0

95.9 CHFM

5.3

5.5

7.7

9.0

5.9

5.6

News Talk 770

9.1

8.6

4.7

4.0

2.9

3.5

98.5 Virgin Radio

4.1

3.9

6.1

5.9

4.9

4.6

Soft Rock  97.7

5.7

5.7

6.8

6.8

4.5

4.3

96.9 Jack-FM

4.5

4.1

6.9

6.5

5.3

4.1

CJAY 92

6.2

4.6

7.1

4.1

9.3

8.6

KOOL 101.5

3.3

3.6

4.6

6.0

3.8

4.8

90.3 AMP Radio

3.6

3.7

7.1

7.1

3.5

3.6

Funny AM1060

1.6

1.5

.7

.6

1.5

1.1

Country 105

9.7

8.3

13.1

10.2

7.3

6.6

Wild 95.3

3.0

3.2

5.8

7.3

2.5

2.6

 

Montreal (Franco)

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBF FM: 95,1 Première Chaîne

14.4

14.7

7.9

7.8

8.6

10.0

CBFXFM: Ici Musique 100,7

2.3

2.1

1.5

2.0

1.4

1.9

CBC Radio Two

.7

.7

.5

.4

.8

1.0

CBC Radio One

.2

.3

.3

.4

.4

.5

CFGLFM: 105.7 Rythme FM

12.7

14.9

16.2

19.3

8.9

9.1

CHMPFM: 98.5 FM

14.8

18.3

7.6

11.5

15.7

17.8

CHOM 97.7 FM

11.1

5.0

4.7

3.8

12.2

10.3

CITEF3: 107,3 Rouge fm

6.3

9.1

15.7

14.6

7.3

7.2

CJAD 800

.5

.6

.9

1.0

.5

.6

Virgin Radio 96

4.9

4.8

5.8

6.2

6.4

7.1

CKAC: Radio circulation 730

.2

.1

.2

.2

.3

.2

CKBEFM: The Beat 92,5

5.7

5.7

8.4

7.3

7.2

7.2

TSN 690

.6

.5

0

0

1.2

2.1

CKLXFM:

91,9 Sport

1.9

2.1

.6

.6

2.1

3.9

CKMFFM: NRJ Montréal 94.3

8.2

5.3

8.5

6.6

13.0

8.8

96.9 CKOI

8.4

8.9

15.6

14.9

7.8

8.3

AM980

.7

.3

0

.1

.1

0.2

CIBL 101.5

0

.1

0

0

0

.1

 

Montreal (Anglo)

% Share of Hours Tuned

(Mon.-Sun, 5a-1a)

Station

A12+

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

A12+

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

W25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

M25-54

PPM

May 28-Aug. 26

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 26-

May 27

CBF FM: 95,1 Première Chaîne

.5

.4

.2

.3

1.3

1.1

CBFXFM: Ici Musique 100,7

.2

.2

.6

.4

.2

.3

CBC Radio Two

1.5

1.7

.4

.3

1.8

3.2

CBC Radio One

9.1

8.8

6.6

6.5

4.0

3.7

CFGLFM: 105.7 Rythme FM

3.3

2.8

6.0

5.9

2.5

2.0

CHMPFM: 98.5 FM

.9

.9

1.0

1.0

.5

.7

CHOM 97.7 FM

11.1

10.2

6.7

5.4

25.0

24.1

CITEF3: 107,3 Rouge fm

1.1

1.1

1.4

1.7

1.1

1.1

CJAD 800

28.1

29.4

15.8

19.7

15.2

13.0

Virgin Radio 96

12.7

11.8

21.1

20.6

15.5

16.9

CKAC: Radio circulation 730

.1

.1

0

0

.1

.1

CKBEFM: The Beat 92,5

18.2

19.5

27.9

26.2

18.9

20.6

TSN 690

2.2

2.3

1.6

.7

3.3

3.8

CKLXFM:

91,9 Sport

.1

.1

.1

.1

.3

.3

CKMFFM: NRJ Montréal 94.3

.8

.6

1.1

.8

1.3

1.3

96.9 CKOI

.9

.6

1.0

1.0

.7

1.0

AM980

.5

.9

0

0

0

0

CIBL 101.5

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

David Bray is President of Bray & Partners Communications. 
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