or


[11/08/11 - 12:20 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Kicks Off With Ratings Bonanza
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

HALLMARK CHANNEL'S "COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS" KICKS OFF WITH RATINGS BONANZA

Original Movie Premieres "Love's Christmas Journey" Scores 2.0 HH Rating and "Mistletoe over Manhattan" Delivers 2.1 HH Rating

Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" sneak preview rolled out this weekend with the world premieres of Hallmark original movies "Love's Christmas Journey" on Saturday, November 5th, and "Mistletoe over Manhattan" on Sunday, November 6th. "Mistletoe over Manhattan" (8-10P) delivered a 2.1 HH rtg, ranking as the #2 movie of the week, while "Love's Christmas Journey" (8P-12M) was the #3 movie of the week with a 2.0 HH rtg. Combined, the premieres of "Love's Christmas Journey" and "Mistletoe over Manhattan" reached more than 6.4 million unduplicated viewers. In prime time for the weekend (Sat-Sun 8-11p), Hallmark Channel ranked in the Top 10 for key demo ratings, including #2 in HH rtg (1.8 rtg). In addition, Hallmark Channel was #3 (1,599,000) for HH delivery in weekend prime time. "Countdown to Christmas", the popular network cornerstone with record-breaking ratings, continues to demonstrate the strength of its holiday programming with the resounding success of first two movies in the line-up.

"Love's Christmas Journey" was the #1 rated ad-supported cable movie on Saturday, while "Mistletoe over Manhattan" scored the #2 rated ad-supported cable movie on Sunday along with #2 movie of the week. "Love's Christmas Journey" also ranked as the 2nd highest prime time program of the day on ad-supported cable. In the Saturday 8p-12m time period, the "Love's Christmas Journey" placed #1 in HH rtg and total viewers (P2+) rtg, as well as #1 in HH Delivery. "Mistletoe over Manhattan" was the 4th highest movie of the day among W25-54 rtg in addition to #3 for HH ratings (2.1 rtg) and HH delivery (1,816,000), respectively.

"Love's Christmas Journey" is the latest installment in the mini-series inspired by Award-winning author Janette Oke's beloved book series "Love Comes Softly". In the movie, recently widowed Ellie King (Hall), while still mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, visits her brother Aaron Davis (Vaughan) and his two children during the Christmas holiday. Ellie does her best to enjoy the holidays, settling in nicely with her brother's family. However, to her dismay, when Aaron travels out of town to purchase adjacent land for farming, he goes missing - threatening the season's festivities. "Love's Christmas Journey" stars Natalie Hall ("All My Children"), Greg Vaughan ("General Hospital") , Academy Award(R) nominee Sean Astin ("Kangaroo Court," "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy), Academy Award(R) and three-time Emmy(R) Award nominee JoBeth Williams ("On Hope," "Frasier"), Emmy(R) Award winner Charles Shaughnessy ("Stanley," "Days of our Lives") and Hollywood legend, Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe winner Ernest Borgnine ("Marty").

The heartwarming holiday tale "Mistletoe over Manhattan" tells the story of Mrs. Claus' mission to find Christmas spirit for her stressed-out husband, who is on the brink of retiring. In her search for holiday joy, Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Moore) ends up helping a family, torn apart by divorce, to rediscover the power of love just in time for Christmas! The film stars Tricia Helfer ("Battlestar Galactica," "Burn Notice"), Greg Bryk ("Happy Town," "History of Violence"), Tedde Moore ("The Kennedys") and Mairtin O'Carrigan ("The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day")

Source: The Nielsen Company, October 31 - November 6, 2011





  [november 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· LOVE'S CHRISTMAS JOURNEY (HALLMARK)
· MISTLETOE OVER MANHATTAN (HALLMARK)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[10/20/14 - 11:06 AM]
Live + 7 Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Is the Week's #1 Biggest Gainer in TV Playback in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Freshman Dramas Post Strong Second-Week Live +7-Day Lifts
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of September 29-October 5.

[10/20/14 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock's NFL franchise is up more than 16% from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Delivers Its Best Overnight Rating Since the Sunday Season Premiere on September 7
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/19/14 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dominates the Night with Notre Dame/Florida State Matchup
The network's "Saturday Night Football" franchise delivers more than 12 million viewers on average in primetime.

[10/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Powers ABC to Top Demo Spot
Plus: the Alphabet's "Last Man Standing" posts week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/18/14 - 08:34 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by 53% in 18-49 and 4.979 Million Viewers Overall Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 13.

[10/18/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Hits Three-Week Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With Its Top Results Since September 26
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/18/14 - 08:30 AM]
For the 4th Straight Week, ABC Is #1 on Friday with "Shark Tank" as the Top-Rated Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 17.

[10/17/14 - 02:57 PM]
With Live + 3 for Sunday and Replays, "The Affair" Has Been Viewed by 1.68 Million Viewers on the Linear Network
Showtime further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 12.

[10/17/14 - 01:31 PM]
Another Big Audience Sees Giants Win Pennant in Dramatic, Walk-Off Fashion on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:50 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Hits a Five-Week High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.

[10/17/14 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"Thursday Night Football" once again powers the Eye to the front among adults 18-49.

[10/17/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Dominates Non-Sports Thursday Competition - Up for the 4th Straight Week Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 16.