or


[10/01/08 - 11:05 AM]
Propelled by 'Army Wives' and 'Coco Chanel,' Lifetime Television Jumps 13 Percent Among W25-54 and 12 Percent Among W18+ in September
Lifetime spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2008.

[via press release from Lifetime]

Propelled by 'Army Wives' and 'Coco Chanel,' Lifetime Television Jumps 13 Percent Among W25-54 and 12 Percent Among W18+ in September

Off-Net Acquisition 'Wife Swap' Averages 27 Percent Increase Across Three Different Time Periods Since Joining Schedule

Most -Watched Third Quarter and September Ever for Lifetime Movie Network in P2+, Households and W18+

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 -- Powered by the #1 cable drama of the year among W18-49 ("Army Wives") and the second most-watched original cable movie of 2008 ("Coco Chanel"), Lifetime Television jumped 13 percent among prime W25-54 and 12 percent among prime W18+ in September.

The network averaged 1,133,000 W18+ and 556,000 W25-54. Lifetime also rose eight percent among prime households (1.3) and P2+ (1,569,000 viewers).

Keyed by such hits as "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" (#1 original movie on basic cable with 5.8 million viewers) and "Coco" (#2 with 5.2 million viewers), Lifetime Original Movies are up 36 percent among W18-49 ratings this year (1.9 vs. 1.4). On Saturday, October 18, at 9PM (ET/PT), Lifetime premieres "Living Proof," starring Harry Connick Jr. and executive produced by Oscar-winners Renee Zellweger, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

In addition to the smash hit drama "Army Wives" (averaging 3.9 million viewers in its sophomore season) and "Coco Chanel," Lifetime's ratings growth was fueled by new off-net acquisition "Wife Swap," which joined the schedule on September 2.

Airing Mondays-Fridays from 3-5PM (ET/PT) and Tuesdays at 9PM (ET/PT), "Wife Swap" has improved ratings by 27 percent versus those time periods a year ago. From 4-5PM (ET/PT), the growth has been a remarkable 48 percent. Lifetime's latest acquisition, the popular comedy series "How I Met Your Mother," will debut in January.

Not to be outdone by its sibling, Lifetime Movie Network posted its most watched September and Third Quarter ever in both total day and prime among P2+, Households and W18+. In both September and 3Q, the network hit its highest marks ever among prime W18-49. The August premiere of "Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story" became the second most-watched movie in the channel's 10-year history.

LIFETIME is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. LIFETIME Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women and Lifetime Digital (including myLifetime.com) are part of LIFETIME Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.





  [october 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· ARMY WIVES (LIFETIME)
· COCO CHANEL (LIFETIME)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· LITTLE GIRL LOST: THE DELIMAR VERA STORY (LMN)
· LIVING PROOF (LIFETIME)
· MEMORY KEEPER'S DAUGHTER, THE (LIFETIME)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/28/14 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Time Slot Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure and Is the #1 Show of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Finale Is Up 13% to Tie a 10-Week High and Grows Over Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Puts CBS on Top in Demos
Plus: "America's Got Talent" helps NBC lead the night among total viewers.

[08/27/14 - 02:34 PM]
Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" Is the Summer's #2 Most-Tweeted Drama/Comedy Telecast, Behind Only Its Summer Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/26/14 - 02:07 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Roars to #1 Spot in Cable & #2 Spot in All of TV Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 18-24.

[08/26/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC's "Emmy" Telecast Delivers the Event's Second-Biggest Overall Audience In Eight Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Emmys Put NBC on Top
Early results see nearly 14 million viewers tune into the 66th annual event.

[08/26/14 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Holds Steady Week to Week Opposite "Emmys" on NBC, While Posting Gains in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.