or


[03/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Original Movie 'Thicker Than Water' Sets High-Water Mark Ranking Third in the Time Period for Households and Key Demos

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL�S ORIGINAL MOVIE �THICKER THAN WATER� SETS HIGH-WATER MARK RANKING THIRD IN THE TIME PERIOD FOR HOUSEHOLDS AND KEY DEMOS

Movie Is 2nd Highest-Rated Basic Cable Movie for the Day

The premiere of �Thicker Than Water,� a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, made a ratings splash for its first run ranking third in the time period in households with a 2.3 HH rating. The movie also ranked third in women 25-54 (1.4) and third in adults 25-54 (1.2).

The movie, which aired Saturday, March 12, 9-11 p.m., was the second-highest rated ad-supported cable movie for the day. It was also the fifth most-watched telecast in network history, and was seen by 3.3 million unduplicated viewers Persons 2+ (Nielsen Media Research, 3/12/05).

�Thicker Than Water� more than doubled its time period average (1.0 HH rating/665,000 homes) in the first quarter �04 among women 25-54 (+192%), among adults 25-54 (+169%) and among households (+132%). The Original also topped the charts by ranking fourth in alltime delivery of adults 25-54 and seventh among women 25-54.

�Thicker Than Water� doubled the strong ratings of its lead-in, Hallmark Channel�s Original movie, �The Long Shot,� (1.2 HH/819,000 homes), which aired from 7-9 p.m.

In �Thicker Than Water,� urban attorney Natalie Jones (Melissa Gilbert, �Little House on the Prairie�) becomes devastated once she learns that her recently deceased father � a wellrespected judge � was once married to a rodeo queen and sets out to uncover her dad�s secret past. Her pursuit of the truth takes Natalie to unfamiliar territory � the wide open spaces of horse country. There she meets the rodeo queen�s daughter, Jess Jarrett (Lindsay Wagner, �The Bionic Woman�), a woman struggling to keep the wild horses on her property alive and safe. Moved by Jessie�s commitment to nature and attracted to the local veterinarian (Brian Wimmer, �China Beach�), Natalie finds herself becoming part of a family she never dreamed possible.

Hallmark Channel is a 24-hour basic cable channel that provides a diverse slate of highquality entertainment programming to a national audience of 68 million subscribers. The program service is distributed through 4,800 cable systems and communities as well as directto- home satellite services across the country. In 2004, Crown launched its 24-hour second 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.

-HALLMARK CHANNEL-

For more information visit www.hallmarkchannel.com and www.hallmarkmoviechannel.com.





  [march 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[10/23/17 - 11:14 AM]
Great American Country Orders 28 Episode Renewal of "Mountain Life"
The series follows families as they search for the ultimate mountain home, whether it's a classic slope-side A-frame, rustic log cabin or bamboo bungalow with views of a volcano.

[10/23/17 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Hit Drama "Ray Donovan" for Sixth Season
Consisting of 12 episodes, the sixth season is set to relocate from Los Angeles, where it has been based for the past five seasons, to New York City when production begins in early 2018.

[10/23/17 - 10:58 AM]
All-New Cities and Talent Announced for Season 2 of "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" - New Season Premieres November 3 on Comedy Central
"Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" follows Hart and costars Joey Wells and Harry Ratchford on a quest to spotlight up-and-coming comics in cities that aren't normally featured on TV.

[10/23/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Samples Series Premiere of New Comedy "SMILF"
The pay channel is releasing the pilot early, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, November 5.

[10/23/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Sunday Night Football" Victory
NBC once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/23/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Star Trek: Discovery" for Second Season
The launch of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service.

[10/23/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon's Fall 2017 Half-Hour Pilot Season Premieres on November 10 on Amazon Prime Video
Bridget Everett, Diarra Kilpatrick, George Saunders, Glenn Close, Hiro Murai, and Michael Patrick King are among the featured auspices.

[10/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops FOX, NBC in College Football Showdown
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Onto Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead said categories for the Eye.

[10/20/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 20
Updates include: CBS eyes "Magnum, P.I." as latest reboot series; Jane Lynch targeted for Telepictures talk show; and Raoul Trujillo signs onto FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.

[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 09:18 AM]
FXX Scares Up Tricks and Treats for Halloween
FXX will celebrate Halloween with a The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" programming event culminating with a 13-hour marathon on Monday, October 31.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 07:01 AM]
"A Very Pentatonix Christmas" Delivers the Holiday Spirit to NBC on Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour television event will feature a duet with Jennifer Hudson and take viewers on a musical journey filled with joy, heart and laughter as the group performs some of their holiday favorites.