HALLMARK CHANNEL'S ANNUAL "JUNE WEDDINGS" PROGRAMMING FRANCHISE PROPELS NETWORK TO BE #1 ON CABLE DURING WEEKEND PRIME FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE
Five All-New Original Movie Premieres Reached Over 8.4 Million Unduplicated Total Viewers
New York, NY, July 2, 2019 - Hallmark Channel's annual "June Weddings" programming franchise said its final "I Do" of the 2019 wedding season this past weekend, claiming the #1 spot on cable during weekend prime for the entire month of June. The event's five all-new Saturday night original movies averaged a 2.1 Household rating, 2.1 million Total Viewers, and 259,000 Women 25-54.
Key Nielsen Highlights (Live +SD)
· The five 2019 "June Weddings" original movie premieres averaged a 2.1 Household rating, 2.1 million Total Viewers, and 259,000 Women 25-54
· "June Weddings" boosted the network to be the highest-rated and most-watched cable network during weekend prime for the month of June
· All five original premieres were the highest-rated and most-watched program of the day on their respective air dates among Households
· Premieres reached 8.4 million unduplicated Total Viewers
Source: Nielsen, May 27 - June 30, 2019
 Excluding sports on Saturday, June 1st; Excluding news on Saturday, June 29th.
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