[09/26/06 - 08:41 PM]
Hallmark Channel Scores Highest-Ever-Rated Quarter and September

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]


Hallmark Channel cemented third quarter 2006 and the month of September at all-time-highs, delivering its highest-ever-rated quarter (among all quarters since launch) and highest-ever-rated September in both Total Day and Prime Time household ratings and delivery. The channel ranked among the top 10 ad-supported cable networks in Total Day and Prime Time HH ratings and in key demos, for both 3Q and September. The network also experienced impressive yearto- year growth across HH, homes and demos. Following are highlights of Hallmark Channel�s 3Q and September 2006 performance: 3Q 2006:

� Ranked #7 in Prime Time HH ratings (1.3), up 18% over 3Q �05.

� Ranked #9 in Total Day HH ratings (0.8), up 14% over 3Q �05.

� Ranked #5 in P2+ Prime Time ratings (0.7); #7 in P2+ Total Day ratings (0.4).

� Ranked #9 in W25-54 Prime Time ratings (0.5); #10 in A25-54 Total Day ratings (0.3).

� Delivered all-time highs of 958,000 homes in Prime Time (up 27%) and 581,000 homes in Total Day (up 17%), over 3Q �05. September 2006:

� Ranked #7 in Prime Time HH ratings (1.2), up 20% over September �05.

� Ranked #10 in Total Day HH ratings (0.7).

� Ranked #6 in P2+ Prime Time ratings (0.6); #10 in P2+ Total Day ratings (0.3).

� Ranked #10 in W25-54 Prime Time ratings (0.5) and Total Day ratings (0.3).

� Ranked #10 in A25-54 Total Day ratings (0.3).

� Delivered all-time September highs of 875,000 homes in Prime Time (up 21%) and 548,000 homes in Total Day (up 14%), over September �05.

Hallmark Channel continues aggressive ratings growth each month and quarter since its launch in 2001. The network attributes the unprecedented pace to its strong slate of entertaining and highquality Original movies. In July, the channel�s premieres of �Wild Hearts� and �Desolation Canyon� achieved stellar success with 2.8 and 2.4 HH ratings, respectively. In August, the network treated viewers to one of their favorite genres on Hallmark Channel with a month-long line-up of mystery movies, including its Mystery Movie franchises: �Mystery Woman,� �Jane Doe� and �McBride.� In September, Hallmark Channel saw impressive ratings growth despite the broadcast television fall premieres.

Hallmark Channel is a 24-hour basic cable channel that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming to a national audience of 75 million subscribers. The top tier program service is distributed through more than 5,300 cable systems and communities as well as direct-to-home satellite services across the country. It consistently ranks in the Top 10 in Total Day and Prime Time household ratings. Crown Media also operates a second 24-hour linear channel, Hallmark Movie Channel. Through its subsidiary, Crown Media Distribution, LLC, Crown also distributes titles from its award-winning collection of movies, miniseries and films for exhibition in a variety of television media including broadcast, cable, Video-on-Demand and High Definition Television.

Source: Nielsen Media Research

  [march 2019]  


[03/23/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/22/19 - 01:40 PM]
The CW's "Supernatural" to End After 15 Seasons
Co-stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins revealed the news via social media this afternoon.

[03/22/19 - 12:50 PM]
Anna Cathcart, Janel Parrish and John Corbett Return to "To All the Boys I've Loved Before"
They'll reunite with Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in the much anticipated sequel.

[03/22/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for Brie Larson's Directorial Debut: "Unicorn Store"
Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack and Bradley Whitford also star in the film, due on Friday, April 5.

[03/22/19 - 09:57 AM]
Chris Jacobs Joins All-Star Team of Explorers Led by Josh Gates' in Discovery's Live Broadcast from Egypt
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" airs Sunday, April 7, live on both coasts at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/22/19 - 09:20 AM]
Ina Garten Returns with Brand-New Menu of Spring Dishes in "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro" on Sunday, April 21st at 11:30AM ET/PT
Hosted by Ina from East Hampton, New York, the series helps viewers cook with confidence no matter their level of expertise.

[03/22/19 - 09:00 AM]
Kristin Cavallari to Host "Paradise Hotel," Premiering with a Two-Hour Event Thursday, May 9, on FOX
Following the Thursday night premiere, the series will air on Mondays (starting May 13 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), Wednesdays (starting May 15 at 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and, with live elements, on Thursdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

[03/22/19 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Picks Up Television's No. 1 New Comedy, "The Conners," for a Second Season
"We are proud to be continuing the story of the iconic Conners family," said Karey Burke. "This team is fearless in their willingness to tackle contemporary issues with humor and heart, and I have no doubt they will continue to outdo themselves."

[03/22/19 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Sundance Now's "Riviera" Returns June 20 - Official Season 2 Trailer
Behind every great fortune is a great crime, and the second season sees Georgina (Julia Stiles) focused on trying to get away with murder as she fights to retain power within the Clios household and her position at the top of the elusive art world.

[03/22/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Opens on Top for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors among adults 18-49 last night.

[03/22/19 - 08:07 AM]
Netflix Original Series "The Politician" Launches September 27
Ryan Murphy's latest original series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, and Benjamin Barrett.

[03/22/19 - 08:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Its New Sports Gambling Docu-Series "Action"
The series premieres this Sunday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the pay channel.

[03/22/19 - 07:04 AM]
Jeremy Wade Returns to Animal Planet in All-New Series "Jeremy Wade's Dark Waters" Which Launches as a Global Series Premiere
Jeremy returns to Animal Planet in a captivating new series that brings him back to the water's edge to investigate reports of the unimaginable and unexplained.

[03/22/19 - 06:20 AM]
From the Director of "Quicksand" Comes "Home for Christmas," A New Norwegian Original Series from Netflix
In the six-episode series, Johanne finds herself at 30 years old to be the only one among friends and family without a partner.

[03/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
Starz Satisfies Fans' "Now Apocalypse" Binge Cravings with the Full Season Release of the Critically Acclaimed Comedy March 22 at 12 AM ET
Starz also made the series premiere episode available to watch for free in its entirety online on Starz.com, Starz YouTube channel, Reddit and Pride Media platforms (Pride.com, OUT.com and Advocate.com).