An average of close to 2.2 million Canadians tuned in to the Closing Ceremony on CBC-TV and ICI Radio-Canada Télé
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games closed on an exuberant note on Sunday night with an array of highly anticipated musical and artistic guests, fireworks and a parade of athletes showcased in the Closing Ceremony, which drew an average audience of almost 2.2 million Canadians to CBC-TV and ICI Radio-Canada Télé as a nation celebrated one last time.
Overall, more than 22 million Canadians - or 63 per cent of the population - watched at least some part of CBC/Radio-Canada's Pan Am Games coverage from July 10 - 26, 2015. CBC, Canada's Olympic network, is the destination for amateur sport, dedicated to recognizing high-performing athletes and bringing their unique stories to Canadians.
Additional highlights from the duration of the Pan Am Games:
CBC/Radio-Canada is the official broadcaster of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Canada, providing Canadians with more hours of coverage than before - including unprecedented coverage of the Parapan Am Games - through an extensive multi-platform approach.
In a Canadian television first, the Parapan Am Games will be seen nationally from August 7-15, 2015. Daily TV and live streaming coverage will include the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Extensive streaming coverage of the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games will be available at cbc.ca/parapanam and via the CBC Sports App.
*Sources: Adobe Analytics and Numeris
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