Lifetime Television's Smash Hit 'Army Wives,' Top-Rated Cable Drama of the Year Among W18-49, Once Again Rules Sunday Night as the #1 Primetime Program on All of Basic Cable in W18-49, P2+, Households and W25-54
- More Than 39 Million Total Viewers Have Now Seen 'Army Wives' Since June
3 Premiere -
NEW YORK, June 19 -- Quickly becoming a water cooler
series, Lifetime Television's critically acclaimed smash hit "Army Wives,"
far and away the top-rated cable drama of the year among W18-49, once again
trounced the competition on Sunday night. "Army Wives" rolled over more
than 70 ad- supported cable networks to rank as the #1 program in primetime
(8-11PM) among W18-49, P2+, households and W25-54.
Underscoring the soaring momentum for the series, the cumed audience
for all telecasts since the June 3 premiere has now reached the staggering
figure of more than 39 million total viewers.
"Army Wives," which airs at 10PM (ET/PT), is also the #1 new cable
drama of 2007 in W18-49 and households.
Highlights of The Continuing Sunday Night "Army Wives" Success Story
(June 17, 8-11PM):
* #1 among W18-49 with a 2.4 rating, representing 1.3 million viewers
* #1 in P2+ with 3.8 million viewers
* #1 in households with a 3.1 rating
* #1 among W25-54 with a 2.6 rating, representing 1.4 million viewers
This Sunday, June 24, a special marathon of the series' first three
episodes will air from 7-10PM (ET/PT) leading into an all-new episode at
Filmed on location in Charleston, South Carolina, "Army Wives" stars
Emmy(R) Award winner Kim Delaney ("NYPD Blue"), Sally Pressman ("Shark"),
Brigid Brannagh ("Over There"), Brian McNamara ("The O.C."), Sterling K.
Brown ("Starved"), Wendy Davis ("Commander in Chief"), Drew Fuller
("Charmed") and Catherine Bell ("JAG"). Mark Gordon ("Grey's Anatomy,"
"Criminal Minds") and The Mark Gordon Company's President of Production,
Deborah Spera ("Criminal Minds"), serve as executive producers. Jeff
Melvoin ("Alias") serves as executive producer and show runner. Katherine
Fugate ("The Prince & Me") created the series and also serves as executive
producer and writer. The series is based on the book Under the Sabers: The
Unwritten Code of Army Wives by Tanya Biank, who serves as a consultant.
"Army Wives" is produced by ABC Studios.
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