BNN Sees Continued Audience Growth Early in 2015

Canada's Business News Network saw a 24% increase in viewership amongst adults (18+) for the first month of the year for it's business day programming, and a 16% rise in overall viewers for the same period.

BNN also saw continued growth on its digital platforms with it's website, BNN.ca showing strong numbers, and an explosion in usage of the 'BNN GO' mobile apps.

"BNN continues to reach 1 million of the most engaged, powerful, and affluent viewers in Canada every week, while speaking to personal investors with features like February’s Your Money Month," said Grant Ellis, General Manager, BNN. "After 15 years on the air, BNN is stronger than ever and reaching more and more Canadians through TV, radio, and multiple popular digital platforms."

More highlights of BNN’s January audience metrics include:

  • BNN’s overall full-day average A18+ audience was up 16% year-over-year to its highest level in 23 months.
  • While the North American markets were open (9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET), BNN averaged more than 25,000 adult viewers (18+) per minute – a 24% increase over the previous January.
  • BNN’s online video views were up 70% versus the 2014 monthly average and visits were up 79% against last year.