HALLMARK CHANNEL'S CEDAR COVE CATAPULTS THE NETWORK TO RANK #1 IN ITS SATURDAY NIGHT TIME PERIOD AMONG HOUSEHOLDS, WOMEN 25-54, AND TOTAL VIEWERS IN LIVE + 3 PERFORMANCE
Original Series is Averaging a 2.3 HH Rating With 3 Days of Time Shifted viewing
Hallmark Channel's original primetime programming continues to captivate audiences, with the sophomore season of original scripted series, Cedar Cove, elevating the network to rank as the #1 cable network in its Saturday 8-9p time period among households, W25-54, and total viewers in Live +3 ratings (L+3) and delivery.
In addition, with three days of time shifted viewing included, the first 9 episodes of Cedar Cove are averaging a 2.3 HH rtg, 432,000 W25-54, and 2.4 million total viewers. Further reinforcing the show's success, Season 2 is registering an 8% increase among W25-54 in L+3 compared to the first season.
Source: The Nielsen Company, September 8 - September 14, 2014
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Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 86 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original content including movies; original scripted series, such as Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart, and Signed, Sealed, Delivered; and specials such as Hero Dog Awards and Kitten Bowl; as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to twice Daytime Emmy-nominated lifestyle program, Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house on the Universal Studios lot and featuring segments on health, cooking, design, crafts, DIY, gardening and more. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.
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