HALLMARK CHANNEL ORIGINAL SERIES, "CEDAR COVE," CONTINUES TO TAKE TO THE LEAD ON SATURDAY NIGHTS IN LIVE+3 RATINGS
Latest Episode Averages 2.5 HH Rating and Scores #1 Among W25-54 Rating and Delivery in its Time Period
Hallmark Channel's original scripted series, Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove, continues to resonate with viewers on Saturday nights, with the September 27th episode averaging a 2.5 HH rating and 436,000 women 25-54, making it #1 in the demo in its 8-9pm time period, with 3 days of time shifted viewing included (L+3).
In addition, after 11 weeks in Season 2 to-date, the show is averaging a 2.3 HH rtg., with 426,000 W25-54 and 2.3 million total viewers, making it # 1 in ratings and delivery among households, total viewers, and women 25-54 in the time period on a L+3 basis.
"Cedar Cove, Hallmark Channel's first original scripted series, was a huge success out of the gate in its inaugural season, and the fact that it continues to dominate Saturday night in Live +3 ratings in Season 2 is a clear indication of our viewers' appetite for this type of programming," said Michelle Vicary, executive vice president, programming and network publicity, Crown Media Family Networks. "We are incredibly proud of this show, which is the quintessential representation of the top quality, family entertainment that sets Hallmark Channel apart from every other network on cable."
Source: The Nielsen Company, July 19 - September 27, 2014
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