LIFETIME Original Movie 'THE TWO MR. KISSELS' Soars with 4.2 Million Viewers and a 3.3 Household Rating during Saturday, November 15 Premiere
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 -- Continuing Lifetime Television's year-long dominance in original basic cable movies, the Lifetime Original Movie "The Two Mr. Kissels" grabbed 4.2 million total viewers, while averaging a 3.3 household rating during its Saturday, November 15 premiere.
Ranking as the second most-watched Lifetime Original Movie of 2008 among W18-49 with 1.3 million viewers (behind "The Memory Keeper's Daughter"), "The Two Mr. Kissels" also averaged 1.3 million W25-54.
Lifetime boasts the two most-watched original movies among P2+ on basic cable this year in "TheMemory Keeper's Daughter" (5.8 million viewers) and "Coco Chanel" (5.2 million viewers).
John Stamos ("ER") and Robin Tunney ("The Mentalist") starred in the shocking true story of two multi-millionaire brothers who marry the women of their dreams and wind up dead.
The next Lifetime Original Movie, "Flirting with Forty," premieres Saturday, December 6, at 9PM (ET/PT). Heather Locklear stars as a lonely divorcee who falls in love with a younger man, Robert Buckley ("Lipstick Jungle"), during a Hawaiian vacation.
"The Two Mr. Kissels" was produced by Dairy Road Productions, Inc. and Dan Wigutow Productions, Inc. for Lifetime Television. Dan Wigutow (Lifetime's "Murder on Pleasant Drive," "Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman") served as executive producer, John Stamos ("Martin and Lewis," "The Beach Boys: An American Family") produced and Michael Scott (Lifetime's "Tell Me No Lies" and "Murder on Pleasant Drive") co-executive produced. Ed Bianchi ("Mad Men," "Deadwood") directed from a script written by Maria Nation (Lifetime's "The Tenth Circle," "Icebound").
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