or


[06/19/15 - 08:31 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Season 2 Strikes a Chord with Viewers On-Air and in Social
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the season to date.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

"WHEN CALLS THE HEART" SEASON 2 STRIKES A CHORD WITH VIEWERS ON-AIR AND IN SOCIAL

ORIGINAL SCRIPTED SERIES MAKES HALLMARK CHANNEL MOST-WATCHED NET ON SATURDAY NIGHTS IN THE 8-9PM TIME PERIOD AND BECOMES NETWORK'S MOST SOCIAL PROGRAM EVER

Season Finale Scores 2.1 HH Rating and 2.1 Total Viewers

Hallmark Channel's original scripted series, When Calls the Heart, culminated a winning second season on Saturday night with the finale garnering a 2.1 HH rating and 2.1 million total viewers on a Live+3 basis. Additionally, the season 2 closer elevated Hallmark Channel to be the most watched network in the 8pm time period among HHs and total viewers.

In addition to tuning in, the show's ardent fans, who call themselves "Hearties", took to social media in record numbers making the finale the #1 Tweeted episodic series premiere during Saturday prime. Moreover, the episode generated the most social engagement and highest tweets (81,368) - 89% of which contained #Hearties - of any Hallmark Channel original series, movie, or special premiere in network history.

Over the course of its 8-week sophomore run, which kicked off on April 25th, the program averaged a 2.0 HH rating, as well as 1.7 households and 2 million total viewers, boosting Hallmark Channel to become the most-watched cable network on Saturday nights in the 8-9pm time period. The season's premiere and encore telecasts combined also reached a total of 8.5 million unduplicated viewers.

"This weekend's strong closing performance of When Calls the Heart, Season 2, is proof positive that our unique brand of storytelling in original scripted series is resonating with viewers in a big way," said Michelle Vicary, executive vice president, programming & network publicity. "We want to thank the show's deeply loyal and passionate fan base for making Hallmark Channel number 1 on Saturday nights over the past 8 weeks."

In When Calls the Heart: With All My Heart, Elizabeth and Jack face a life-threatening experience together and finally discover the truth about what has been keeping them apart. Later, all of Hope Valley witnesses a shocking arrest and an unexpected proposal.

Source: Nielsen, June 8-June 14, Live+3 ratings and impressions; Nielsen Social Guide.

ABOUT HALLMARK CHANNEL

Hallmark Channel is Crown Media Family Networks' flagship 24-hour cable television network, distributed nationwide in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to 84 million homes. The country's leading destination for quality family entertainment, Hallmark Channel delivers on the 100-year legacy of the Hallmark brand. In addition to its signature original movies, the network features an ambitious lineup of other original content, including scripted primetime series, such as Cedar Cove, Good Witch, and When Calls the Heart; annual specials like Kitten Bowl and Hero Dog Awards and; a daily 2-hour lifestyle show, Home & Family. Additionally, in November 2014, Hallmark Channel became the exclusive home to world premiere presentations of the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise. Dedicated to helping viewers celebrate life's special moments, Hallmark Channel also offers such annual holiday programming events as Countdown to Christmas and Countdown to Valentine's Day. Rounding out the network's diverse slate are television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Middle, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Complementing Hallmark Channel's light-hearted and comedic fare, sibling network Hallmark Movies & Mysteries presents a unique mix of content that is more dramatic in tone, including original movies and such acquired series Matlock, Murder She Wrote, and Hart to Hart.

Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owns and operates Crown Media Family Networks.

Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube





  [june 2015]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· WHEN CALLS THE HEART (HALLMARK)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/11/19 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Dominates for NBC
The Peacock's NFL franchise easily wins the night in all categories.

[11/10/19 - 09:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Gets Boost from College Football
The network's primetime coverage leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/09/19 - 08:26 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "SmackDown" Remain on Top in Demos
The network continues its reign among adults 18-49.

[11/08/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping "Thursday Night Football"
FOX once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/08/19 - 06:47 AM]
FOX Sports Delivers Powerful Digital October with Most Video Views and Consumption Minutes in Its History
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the month of October.

[11/07/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Continues Its Demo Reign
FOX's reality entry once again leads the night among adults 18-49.

[11/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "The Little Mermaid Live"
Said telecast dominates the evening among adults 18-49.

[11/05/19 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown
Said duo and ABC all finish in a tight race among adults 18-49.

[11/04/19 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues Its Reign
NBC once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/03/19 - 10:17 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Lead Demo Race
The Alphabet tops the charts among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/02/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Returns on Top in Demos
FOX's weekly telecast claims the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/01/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Top Halloween
The network's NFL coverage cruises to victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/31/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: More Than 21 Million Tune in for World Series Finale
FOX's coverage of Game 7 eclipses the evening in all categories.

[10/30/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rises to Top with World Series
Coverage of Game 6 eclipses the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/29/19 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Once Again Share Demo Crown
"9-1-1" and "The Voice" are the top draws among adults 18-49 last night.