HALLMARK MOVIES & MYSTERIES WINS SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE #1 HH-RATED CABLE NETWORK IN PRIME TIME
Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders Becomes the Most-Tweeted Movie Premiere on Sunday
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries rang in a successful Sunday night with its most recent original premiere, Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders, averaging a 1.5 HH rating and 1.1 million total viewers. The debut became the 2nd highest-rated movie of the week and the network's 2nd most-watched original movie debut of all time. Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders catapulted Hallmark Movies & Mysteries to be the #1 HH-rated cable network in Prime Time for the night. On social media, the premiere was the #1 Tweeted movie across cable and broadcast on Sunday, June 5th, as well as the 2nd most-Tweeted original movie premiere of the week.
In Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders, Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) is a garage sale shopping expert whose sharp observation skills allow her to uncover valuable antiques, as well as help her local police department solve mysteries.
Source: Nielsen, 5/30-6/6/16; SocialGuide Twitter TV Ratings.
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Along with sister network Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is the second 24-hour linear channel under the Crown Media Family Networks umbrella. Distributed in both (HD) and standard definition (SD) in 66 million homes across the United States and one of the fastest growing networks in cable, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is a leading destination for quality family friendly entertainment. Launched in 2008 as Hallmark Movie Channel, the network underwent a brand evolution in fall of 2014 when it transitioned to become Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. True to its name, the channel brings the lighter side of the suspense and mystery genres into focus with rich, dramatic, and thought-provoking storytelling. The network's programming lineup features a unique mix of original movies, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, and such time-honored acquired series as Murder She Wrote, Matlock, Hart to Hart, and Diagnosis Murder. The channel is also home to annual 8-week holiday programming event, The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas, which helps viewers celebrate the season with new original movies and all-time classics like A Christmas Carol; Holiday Affair; Babes in Toyland; and Christmas in Connecticut.
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