Summer 2019 PPM Ratings for Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, & Montreal

Crash and Mars of the 102.3 Now! Radio morning show in Edmonton. The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group station was #1 in the market in the Summer PPM Ratings with listeners A12+.
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Here they are the latest radio ratings. The new PPM release from Numeris covers the 13-week period from May 27 to Aug. 25, 2019. Here’s a look at the five PPM markets.

Toronto: Bragging rights at the top of the ratings heap go to CBC Radio One delivering a 14.4% share for A12+ (up from 13.3%). CHUM-FM grabs the #1 spot with women 25-54 delivering a 16.1% share (down from 17.7 %). CBC Radio One holds the #1 spot for males 25-54, posting an 11.5% share (up from 9.3% in the last 13 week book) followed by boom FM at 10.7% and Q107 with 9.2%. CHUM-FM leads the way for M18-34 with an 11.0% share followed by Q107 with 9.9%. For F18-34, CHFI-FM leads, posting a 14.1% followed closely by CHUM-FM at 13.8%.

Vancouver: CBC Radio One grabs the #1 spot for A12+ with a 16.9% share of hours tuned (down from 17.0%).  Taking the top spot for F25-54 was QM-FM, posting a 17.3% share (down from 18.6% last time out). CFOX grabs the lead for M25-54 listeners, delivering a 13.1% share (up from 11.9%).  The FOX is well out in front for M18-34 with a 16.1 % share of hrs. tuned (down from 16.6%). When it comes to Females 18-34, oddly enough, Rock 101 takes top spot posting a 13.9 % share (down from 14.3%).

Edmonton: NOW! Radio takes #1 with A12+, posting a 10.3% share of hours tuned (up from 9.2%). NOW! Radio takes also top spot for F25-54, delivering an 18.9% share (down from 20.0 %). SONIC tops the list for M25-54 with a 14.1 % share (up from 9.3%). For M18-34, SONIC leads the way posting a 17.6%. NOW! led with F18-34 delivering a 21.6%.

Calgary: CBC Radio One leads the way for A12+ with an 8.5% followed closely by Country 105 at 8.4%. CHUP-FM is popular with women, taking #1 spot for F25-54 delivering a 9.2% share (up from 8.6%). For M25-54, CJAY reasserts itself as #1 with a 10.5% (up from 8.0%). X92.9 takes top spot for M18-34 delivering 14.0%. Wild 95.3 steps up and out front for F18-34 posting a 14.2% share.

Montreal: CHMP 98.5FM is #1 for A12+ (Franco) with a 14.9% share (down from 17.3%).  For A12+ (Anglo) CJAD 800 is #1 with a 25.2% (down from 26.7%). CITE-FM is tops with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 (Franco) delivering an 18.4% share followed by CFGL-FM with 18.3%. For F25-54 (Anglo) The Beat 92.5 is waaay out in front #1 with a 33.0% share (up from 32.5). For M25-54 (Franco), CKOI is on top at 13.7% share (up from 11.4 %).  For M25-54 (Anglo), CHOM-FM is #1 at 23.8% (up from 19.1%).

See summary charts below: A brief overview of share figures from the latest PPM 2019 Numeris release courtesy of David Bray.

Toronto

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBC Radio Two

2.1

2.1

2.9

1.6

3.1

1.6

CBC Radio One

14.4

13.3

9.2

11.1

11.5

9.3

AM 640 Toronto

1.1

1.5

.3

1.0

1.1

1.9

Classical 96.3 FM

5.3

6.6

1.1

1.7

2.9

4.7

102.1 The Edge

2.4

2.1

4.2

2.8

3.9

3.8

News Talk 1010

6.5

6.7

1.8

1.8

2.1

2.4

680 News

5.8

5.9

4.3

4.5

5.5

6.0

FLOW 93.5 

1.4

1.2

2.0

1.8

1.7

1.2

AM 740/96.7 FM 

2.0

2.9

.2

.4

.6

.7

boom 97.3

8.8

8.7

7.5

9.8

10.7

11.1

98.1 CHFI-FM

8.6

9.9

10.6

12.4

7.3

8.4

TSN

.4

.8

.1

1.0

1.1

1.6

104.5 CHUM-FM

7.5

6.6

16.1

17.7

6.2

6.5

Z103.5

2.3

1.8

4.9

3.7

2.3

2.1

Q107

6.5

6.0

5.7

3.1

9.2

8.7

Sportsnet 590

The FAN

1.8

1.7

.9

1.0

3.2

2.7

Jazz FM 91

2.2

1.6

1.8

1.7

.7

.6

Jewel 88.5

2.4

2.1

.6

.7

1.0

1.0

Virgin Radio 99.9

4.5

4.3

5.3

5.6

7.0

5.7

KISS 92.5

3.6

3.2

7.9

6.4

4.3

4.1

G98.7

1.3

1.6

.9

1.5

.3

.3

Indie 88.1

1.6

1.5

2.2

2.2

3.4

3.3

 

Vancouver

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBC Radio One

16.9

17.0

4.3

5.8

8.7

13.0

CBC Radio Two

3.1

2.3

.8

.6

1.0

1.1

94.5 Virgin Radio

5.3

4.6

7.3

6.8

5.9

6.0

Rock 101

10.3

10.5

8.5

10.2

11.2

9.6

99.3 The Fox

5.5

5.3

6.7

5.9

13.1

11.9

BNN

Bloomberg Radio

.4

.3

0.0

0.0

.1

.2

KISS Radio 104.9

3.9

3.6

8.1

7.6

3.9

2.9

104.3 The Breeze

3.5

4.4

3.8

3.6

3.8

4.2

AM 730 Traffic

.9

1.0

.6

.8

1.6

1.5

103.5 QM FM

8.9

10.9

17.3

18.6

7.4

9.0

CISL Sportsnet 650

1.0

1.4

2.7

3.0

.7

1.0

93.7 JR FM

4.9

5.4

8.1

9.4

4.1

3.7

96.9 Jack FM

6.4

5.6

8.3

7.6

8.9

6.6

CKNW

11.5

10.3

.7

.5

10.2

10.1

102.7 The Peak

2.7

2.5

5.4

4.3

3.3

3.6

TSN 1040

2.2

2.2

.2

.3

2.5

2.1

News 1130

3.6

4.7

3.9

4.7

5.8

4.3

Z 95.3

4.7

4.4

8.2

6.1

2.1

4.8

Praise 106.5

2.3

2.4

2.9

2.4

3.4

3.0

 

Edmonton

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBC Radio One

7.0

7.4

3.5

4.4

3.3

3.5

CBC Radio Two

1.1

1.2

.5

.7

1.1

1.2

CFBR-FM The Bear

5.5

7.1

4.4

6.5

8.6

9.5

CFCW

4.3

4.4

.2

.1

1.6

1.3

104.9 Virgin Radio

2.7

2.5

4.0

4.1

3.1

2.3

TSN 1260

2.2

2.9

.2

.2

4.9

6.4

KISS 91.7

4.3

5.7

5.6

8.7

3.9

3.5

Sonic 102.9

7.5

5.7

11.0

10.0

14.1

9.3

630 CHED

6.7

7.4

1.5

1.9

4.4

6.0

Global News 880

1.6

1.5

.4

.3

.9

.9

K97

5.4

4.6

5.4

3.9

6.2

6.3

CISN Country

6.3

7.5

9.4

7.4

4.9

5.4

UP 99.3

7.4

6.7

8.7

5.6

8.2

8.9

HOT 107

3.4

3.4

6.1

4.3

2.8

3.8

95.7 CRUZ FM

4.2

4.6

2.9

2.5

8.1

10.5

92.5 The Chuck

4.5

3.5

5.2

5.8

3.0

3.4

102.3 NOW! Radio

10.3

9.2

18.9

20.0

9.3

8.3

96.3 The Breeze

7.5

6.9

4.9

5.4

3.1

3.1

CKUA-FM

3.2

2.5

3.0

2.9

3.8

2.8

 

Calgary

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBC Radio One

8.5

9.4

2.5

2.7

4.7

4.1

CBC Radio Two

3.3

2.2

4.4

2.5

4.3

2.4

Sportsnet Fan 960

1.6

3.0

.4

.5

2.5

5.7

X92.9

6.0

5.4

5.4

5.3

9.7

10.1

CFFR 660 News

4.8

4.4

1.9

1.6

3.8

4.1

Q107

6.8

5.4

5.2

2.9

6.8

6.0

XL103FM

7.2

8.6

6.6

7.9

7.2

8.5

95.9 CHFM

5.0

4.9

6.2

8.9

5.9

4.4

News Talk 770

7.8

8.3

3.4

2.5

4.7

3.5

98.5 Virgin Radio

3.9

4.7

5.8

7.8

4.2

5.6

Soft Rock  97.7

6.7

6.7

9.2

8.6

5.2

4.7

96.9 Jack-FM

4.3

3.7

6.0

4.9

3.4

4.8

CJAY 92

6.5

4.8

4.7

4.2

10.5

8.0

101.5 TODAY Radio

4.3

4.7

7.8

8.8

5.5

6.3

90.3 AMP Radio

3.6

3.7

6.9

5.7

3.9

4.0

Funny AM1060

.6

.7

.3

.4

1.2

1.5

Country 105

8.4

7.7

8.7

8.3

4.5

4.0

Wild 95.3

4.1

4.0

7.4

7.5

4.8

4.8

Montreal (Franco)

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBF FM: 95,1 Première Chaîne

11.8

12.5

7.1

6.4

7.9

8.3

CBFX-FM: Ici Musique 100,7

2.6

2.8

1.4

1.2

2.4

1.9

CBC Radio Two

.3

.3

.1

.2

.4

.5

CBC Radio One

.7

.6

.5

.7

1.8

1.5

CFGL-FM: 105.7 Rythme FM

14.0

12.3

18.3

14.9

9.4

9.7

CHMP-FM: 98.5 FM

14.9

17.3

7.4

8.2

11.7

15.5

CHOM 97.7 FM

6.2

6.5

3.2

3.8

11.4

10.8

CITEF3: 107,3 Rouge fm

12.0

11.7

18.4

23.2

8.3

7.7

CJAD 800

.4

.6

.7

.9

.2

.6

Virgin Radio 96

4.4

3.2

5.3

4.2

6.7

3.7

CKAC: Radio circulation 730

.4

.2

.4

.1

.4

.1

CKBE-FM: The Beat 92,5

5.5

5.0

8.9

8.4

7.2

6.4

TSN 690

.2

.4

0

0

.8

1.6

CKLXFM:

91,9 Sport

1.8

2.0

.8

.6

3.7

4.7

CKMF-FM: NRJ Montréal 94.3

5.9

6.7

9.5

9.2

9.6

11.5

96.9 CKOI

10.6

11.5

12.4

14.1

13.7

11.4

AM980

.7

.3

.8

.3

.2

0

 

Montreal (Anglo)

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

Station

A12+

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

A12+

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

W25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug  25

W25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

M25-54

PPM

May 27-

Aug 25

M25-54

PPM

Feb. 25-

May 26

CBF FM: 95,1 Première Chaîne

.7

.8

.2

.3

2.3

2.3

CBFX-FM: Ici Musique 100,7

.4

.7

.8

.9

.3

.3

CBC Radio Two

2.4

2.6

.6

1.0

1.6

3.5

CBC Radio One

6.7

9.1

6.1

7.6

4.4

5.4

CFGL-FM: 105.7 Rythme FM

2.4

2.2

2.8

2.3

4.1

4.9

CHMP-FM: 98.5 FM

2.0

2.1

1.0

1.4

2.4

2.7

CHOM 97.7 FM

12.0

10.3

8.3

6.8

23.8

19.1

CITE-FM: 107,3 Rouge fm

1.2

.9

1.4

1.6

.9

1.2

CJAD 800

25.2

26.7

15.5

17.5

11.7

13.1

Virgin Radio 96

11.1

9.7

17.7

15.4

11.0

9.3

CKAC: Radio circulation 730

.2

.1

.1

0

.1

.1

CKBE-FM: The Beat 92,5

21.4

19.6

33.0

32.5

20.1

17.5

TSN 690

3.6

4.0

3.5

3.7

5.5

5.6

CKLXFM:

91,9 Sport

.1

.2

.1

.2

.4

.5

CKMFFM: NRJ Montréal 94.3

1.0

1.0

.8

.9

.8

1.6

96.9 CKOI

1.3

1.1

1.5

1.3

1.6

1.8

AM980

.1

.1

0

0

0

0

 


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