The most viewed Canadian television shows of 2016 feature a blend of reality television and drama, with a little comedy to spice things up. 

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Season four of “The Amazing Race Canada” led the ratings race, pulling a television rating of 1,860,000 average viewers. The simmering hot third season of “MasterChef Canada” had plenty of content for their hungry fan base, placing second in overall viewership with 1,410,000. 

And the long-running Canadian crime mystery program “Murdoch Mysteries” rounds out the top three after amassing an impressive 1,352,000 for their 10th season. 

It’s been a big year for Corus Entertainment and Global as well with season four of “Big Brother Canada” and the premiere season of “Private Eyes” both pulling in over1 million viewers.

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Other shows to crack the top nine are: “Saving Hope”, “Heartland”, “Kim’s Convenience” and Global’s “Houdini & Doyle”.