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BBM Overview: New PPM Ratings


DAVID BRAY
DAVID BRAY

It may still be chilly outside, but things are starting to heat up with today’s release of the latest PPM radio ratings. This release from BBM completes the thirteen week period covering November 25th, 2013 to February 23rd, 2014. . Let’s take a look at some of the numbers for the five PPM markets.

Toronto: Bragging rights at the top of the ratings heap go to CHFI-FM with a 17.6% share of hours tuned for A12+ (up from 16.0% last time out). CHFI-FM takes the #1 spot with the ladies 25-54 delivering a 25.8% share (down from 26.5%) followed by CHUM-FM delivering a 16.7% share (down from 18.3%). CHFI, getting a boost from its Christmas music format leading up to the holiday, also holds the #1 spot for males 25-54, posting a 11.1% share (up from 8.9% in the last 13 week book) followed by Q107 with 9.2% (flat with the previous book). CHFI leads the way for M18-34 with a 12.7% share followed by the Edge at 9.3% (down from 16.0%).  Making it a clean sweep, for F18-34, CHFI-FM tops the list posting a 27.3% (down from 29.2%) share.

Vancouver: CBC Radio One once again grabs the #1 spot for A12+ with an 13.0% share of hours tuned (up from 11.4% last time out). Taking the top spot for F25-54 was QMFM, getting help from its Christmas music format in December, posting a 17.4% share (up from 14.2% last time out). QMFM also holds the lead for M25-54 listeners, delivering an 11.7 % share (up from 10.6%).  JR Country is out in front for M18-34 with a 13.9% share of hrs. tuned followed closely by the FOX with 13.4% (down from 14.2%). When it comes to Females 18-34, The Beat takes top spot with a 23.2% (down from 21.6% share in the last book).

Edmonton: CHED rules the roost for A12+ posting a 9.8% share of hours tuned (down from 10.1%). NOW! Radio takes top spot for F25-54, delivering a 13.4% share (down from 15.3%). CHED tops the list for M25-54 with an 11.6% share (down from 12.0%). For M18-34, NOW! posted an 11.4% (down from 13.3%) followed by CISN-FM at 10.3% and Sonic 102.9 with an 8.2% share (down from 10.3%).

Calgary: CBC Radio One leads the way for A12+ with an 11.4% share (down from 11.5%). Country 105 remains popular with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 delivering a 16.8% share (up from 16.7%). For M25-54, CJAY92 leads the way with a 10.2% share (down from 11.3%). CJAY92 takes top spot for M18-34 with a 12.6% share (down from 15.2%). Country 105 is #1 for F18-34 posting a 23.2% share (down from 30.7%).

Montreal (Total): CHMP 98.5FM is #1 for A12+ with a 16.2% share (down from 18.0%). CFGL-FM 105.7 Rythme FM is tops with the ladies, taking #1 spot for F25-54 delivering an 18.6% share (up from 18.1%). For M25-54, CHMP 98.5FM leads the way with a 17.3% share (down from a 21.4%). CHOM-FM is #1 for M18-34 with a 16.7% share. CFGL-FM 105.7 Rythme FM is #1 for F18-34 with an 18.4% share.

 

See summary charts belowA brief overview of share figures from the latest PPM

2013/2014 BBM release courtesy of David Bray…

 

Toronto

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

 

Station

A12+

PPM

Nov.25-

Feb.23

A12+

PPM

Aug 26-

Nov 24

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio Two

1.8

2.0

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio One

11.0

10.6

 

 

 

 

AM 640 Toronto

2.0

2.1

 

 

 

 

Classical 96.3 FM

4.1

4.4

 

 

 

 

102.1 The Edge

2.9

3.9

 

 

 

 

News Talk 1010

5.5

5.8

 

 

 

 

680 News

7.3

6.5

 

 

 

 

Flow 93.5

1.6

1.5

 

 

 

 

AM 740 

4.4

3.6

 

 

 

 

Boom-FM

5.6

5.7

 

 

 

 

98.1 CHFI-FM

17.6

16.0

 

 

 

 

TSN 1050

1.0

1.0

 

 

 

 

104.5 CHUM-FM

9.3

10.3

 

 

 

 

Z103.5

1.9

1.7

 

 

 

 

Q107

4.6

4.9

 

 

 

 

95.3 Fresh-FM

 

.6

.7

 

 

 

 

KX  94.7

1.0

1.1

 

 

 

 

Sportsnet 590

The FAN

3.1

3.2

 

 

 

 

Jazz FM 91

1.4

1.6

 

 

 

 

Jewel 88.5

1.0

1.2

 

 

 

 

Virgin Radio 99.9

5.3

6.0

 

 

 

 

KISS 92.5

4.3

3.7

 

 

 

 

G98.7

.9

.8

 

 

 

 

Indie 88.1

.8

.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vancouver

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

 

Station

A12+

PPM

Nov.25-

Feb.23

A12+

PPM

Aug 26-

Nov 24

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio One

13.0

11.4

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio Two

4.7

4.6

 

 

 

 

The Beat 94.5

7.4

7.1

 

 

 

 

Rock 101

6.2

6.5

 

 

 

 

99.3 The Fox

2.9

3.6

 

 

 

 

Team 1410

.3

.4

 

 

 

 

CFUN-FM SONiC

3.3

3.0

 

 

 

 

SHORE 104

1.5

1.5

 

 

 

 

AM 730 Traffic

.8

.9

 

 

 

 

103.5 QM FM

12.7

10.8

 

 

 

 

AM650

1.9

3.3

 

 

 

 

93.7 JR FM

7.4

6.9

 

 

 

 

96.9 Jack FM

5.5

5.8

 

 

 

 

CKNW

7.9

8.9

 

 

 

 

102.7 The Peak

3.3

2.8

 

 

 

 

The Team 1040

2.9

2.8

 

 

 

 

News 1130

5.6

6.4

 

 

 

 

Virgin Radio 95.3

6.1

6.5

 

 

 

 

Praise 106.5

1.1

.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmonton

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

 

Station

A12+

PPM

Nov.25-

Feb.23

A12+

PPM

Aug 26-

Nov 24

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio One

8.7

7.6

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio Two

1.9

1.6

 

 

 

 

CFBR-FM The Bear

4.9

6.1

 

 

 

 

790 CFCW

6.6

6.7

 

 

 

 

 104.9 Virgin Radio

3.9

4.3

 

 

 

 

Team 1260

1.9

1.5

 

 

 

 

The Bounce

3.7

3.3

 

 

 

 

Sonic 102.9

5.3

6.1

 

 

 

 

630 CHED

9.8

10.1

 

 

 

 

iNews880

.9

1.1

 

 

 

 

K97

5.6

5.8

 

 

 

 

CISN Country

7.3

8.3

 

 

 

 

UP 99.3

6.1

6.2

 

 

 

 

HOT 107

4.0

3.4

 

 

 

 

95.7 CRUZ FM

4.4

2.5

 

 

 

 

The New 92.5 Fresh-FM

4.9

4.0

 

 

 

 

102.3 NOW! Radio

8.5

9.6

 

 

 

 

96.3 Capital FM

6.5

8.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calgary

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

 

Station

A12+

PPM

Nov.25-

Feb.23

A12+

PPM

Aug 26-

Nov 24

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio One

11.4

11.5

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio Two

2.0

1.7

 

 

 

 

Sportsnet Fan 960

3.2

2.7

 

 

 

 

X92.9

4.2

4.1

 

 

 

 

CFFR 660 News

6.0

4.9

 

 

 

 

Q107

5.5

5.6

 

 

 

 

XL 103FM

7.9

8.5

 

 

 

 

Lite 95.9

8.7

7.3

 

 

 

 

News Talk 770

6.9

8.2

 

 

 

 

98.5 Virgin Radio

5.1

4.3

 

 

 

 

UP 97.7

2.6

3.4

 

 

 

 

96.9 Jack-FM

6.1

6.3

 

 

 

 

CJAY 92

5.7

6.2

 

 

 

 

KOOL 101.5

3.0

2.8

 

 

 

 

90.3 AMP Radio

4.2

3.8

 

 

 

 

Funny AM1060

1.1

1.6

 

 

 

 

Country 105

11.2

12.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Montreal (Total)

% Share of Hours Tuned

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

 

Station

A12+

PPM

Nov.25-

Feb.23

A12+

PPM

Aug 26-

Nov 24

 

 

 

 

CBF FM: 95,1 Première Chaîne

9.1

10.9

 

 

 

 

CBFXFM: Espace Musique 100,7

2.1

1.9

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio Two

.7

.8

 

 

 

 

CBC Radio One

1.9

1.7

 

 

 

 

CFGLFM: 105.7 Rythme FM

14.4

13.0

 

 

 

 

CHMPFM: 98.5 FM

16.2

18.0

 

 

 

 

CHOM 97.7 FM

6.7

6.4

 

 

 

 

CITEF3: 107,3 Rouge fm

10.7

9.9

 

 

 

 

CJAD 800

5.9

5.2

 

 

 

 

Virgin Radio 96

6.7

7.8

 

 

 

 

CJPXFM: Radio Classique 99,5

3.5

3.0

 

 

 

 

CKAC: Radio circulation 730

.3

.3

 

 

 

 

CKBEFM: The Beat 92,5

7.1

6.6

 

 

 

 

TSN 690

.9

.7

 

 

 

 

CKLXFM:

CHOI 91,9 Radio X

.9

.9

 

 

 

 

CKMFFM: NRJ Montréal 94.3

5.4

5.5

 

 

 

 

96.9 CKOI

5.0

5.4

 

 

 

 

David Bray is President of Bray & Partners Communications.

Feel free to forward questions and inquiries:

                                    Phone:  (416)431-5792 

                                    E-mail: davidbray@brayandpartners.com  

Web site: brayandpartners.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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