Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Thank you to everyone who joined in the journey of watching all the Hallmark Channel Original Christmas Movies this Holiday Season!

I am ecstatic to share this "Hallmark Press Release" (below) with all of you, which conveys the great ratings success of the Hallmark Channel Movies for the 2014 Christmas Season, from November 1st to December 14th!

The “12 New Movies of Christmas” Catapulted Hallmark Channel to Become the Most-Watched Cable Network Among Households
and Women 25-54 over 7 Weekends
Programming Extravaganza Has Reached 56 Million Unduplicated Viewers To-Date

Rounding out this year’s new Countdown to Christmas original holiday premieres, Best Christmas Party Ever and The Christmas Parade boosted Hallmark Channel to become the highest rated network on cable among W25-54 for the 6th consecutive week. Reaching 56 million unduplicated viewers, “The 12 New Movies of Christmas” made the network the most watched on cable among households and women 25-54 for 7 weekends. The films capped off this year’s original premieres as the highest-rated cable movies of the week, a distinction the network has claimed for 7 consecutive weeks, since Countdown to Christmas kicked off on October 31st.

The December 13th premiere of Best Christmas Party Ever earned a 3.1 HH rating and averaged 3.4 million total viewers and reached 5.4 million unduplicated viewers. In its 8-10pm time period, the program scored the #1 spot among HH (3.1) and total viewer (1.6) rating, as well as HH (2,651,000) and total viewer (3,420,000) delivery. The premiere helped boost the network to be the #1 rated cable network in prime time and total day among HH rating, as well as the #1 rated cable network for total day among W25-54. Among HH ratings, the film was also the top program on cable for the day.

Drawing over 3.5 million total viewers and reaching 5.2 million unduplicated viewers, the Sunday, December 14th premiere of The Christmas Parade earned a 3.1 HH rating and was the #1 program of the day among HH rating. The film placed #1 among HH (3.1), W25-54 (1.5), and total viewers (1.6) rating in its 8-10pm time period. The film premiere delivered #1 among HHs (2,664,000) and total viewers (3,502,000). Among HH ratings, the premiere catapulted the network to be the #1 rated cable network in both primetime and total day.

The “12 New Movies of Christmas” premieres averaged a 3.4 HH rating and reached 24 million unduplicated viewers. Of this season’s original debuts, 7 ranked as the #1 program of the day:

  • One Starry Christmas on November 1st
  • The Nine Lives of Christmas on November 8th
  • Northpole on November 15th
  • A Royal Christmas on November 22nd
  • Debbie Macomber’s Mr. Miracle on December 6th
  • Best Christmas Party Ever on December 13th
  • The Christmas Parade on December 14th
In addition, the premiere of Christmas Under Wraps, marked the network’s highest-rated and most-watched telecast in history, scoring a 5.0 HH rating, averaging 5.7 million total viewers, and reaching 7.2 million unduplicated viewers  - Hallmark Channel’s largest unduplicated audience in network history.
*Source: The Nielsen Company, October 31st – December 14, 2014

*See the Hallmark Channel on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter (Join the conversation at #HeartofTV), Pinterest, tvtag, YouTube


As viewers, I know many of us are so grateful for the Hallmark Christmas Movies we enjoy and watch each year with our families... throughout the day, and sometimes late into the night! The Hallmark Channel has become like a member of the family... ever present in our homes each year during the Christmas Season!

Monday, December 15, 2014


It's the Greatest Time of Year and it's "almost" Here!!!

It's nearly one week before Christmas, so that means there is lots to do- in such a short time!

If you don't quite have your shopping done, then let me give you some gift ideas that are available at Amazon, and if you are an Amazon Prime Member, you can have most items shipped to you FREE, in just two business days! If you've heard about Amazon Prime, but have never tried it, this is the perfect time, simply Click Here to Sign Up for a Free Amazon Prime Trial.

Now, for those GIFT IDEAS....

Gift Idea #1:

Internet on the go...

Fire HDX 8.9, 8.9" HDX Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers

Fire HD 6, 6" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black

Chromo Inc® 7" Tablet Google Android 4.1
with Touchscreen, Camera, 1024x600 Resolution, Netflix, Skype, 3D Game Supported - Pink

LeapFrog LeapPad3 Kids' Learning Tablet, Green
Also comes in Pink!


*Click Here for more Tablets

Gift Idea #2:

Every night can be movie night...

Amazon Fire TV

Roku 3 Streaming Media Player

NETGEAR NeoTV Streaming Player (NTV300)

*Click Here for More Movie Night Ideas

Gift Idea #3:


Lionel Polar Express Train Set - G-Gauge

KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table

LEGO City Cargo Train 7939

Lionel Peanuts Christmas Train Set - O-Gauge

*Click Here for more Trains

Gift Idea #4:


Madame Alexander Bubble Gum Huggable Huggums,12", Baby Alexander Collection Doll

Madame Alexander Dolls Going to Grandma's Huggums

Madame Alexander Mommy's Delight Girl, 19", Blonde/Blue Eyes

Madame Alexander 8" Mistletoe Kisses

14" Porcelain Pink Dress Doll "Kristi"

*Click Here for More Dolls

Gift Idea #5:

Capture the Moments...

Olympus XZ-2 Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Digital Camera (Black)

Canon PowerShot ELPH135 Digital Camera (Red)

Samsung WB1100F 16.2MP CCD Smart WiFi & NFC Digital Camera with 35x Optical Zoom, 3.0" LCD and 720p HD Video (Red)

Samsung F90 Black Camcorder with 2.7" LCD Screen and HD Video Recording

Sony HDRPJ540/B Video Camera with 3-Inch LCD with built-in projector

*Click Here for More Cameras

Gift Idea #6:

Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker (Mint)

EC Technology® 5W Enhanced BASS+ Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker, 8-12 Hour Playtime, Built in Mobile/Car Speakerphones, Portable mini Zinc Alloy Shell Speaker, -Titanium Gray

iHome iPL8BN Stereo FM Clock Radio with Lightning Dock for iPhone 5/5S and 6/6Plus

*Click Here for More Speakers

Gift Idea #7:

For the Frozen fan...

My First Disney Princess Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Singing Doll

Disney Frozen Royal Sisters Doll (2-Pack)

Disney Frozen Olaf Doll

Disney Frozen Musical Waterglobe Snow Globe - Plays "Let it Go"

18" Huffy Disney Frozen Girls' Bike

Frozen Sing Along Edition (1-Disc DVD + Digital HD)

*Click Here for More Disney Frozen Items

Gift Idea #8:

Ride on Toys...

Razor Dirt Quad Electric Four-Wheeled Off-Road Vehicle (Red)

Schwinn Men's Volare 1200 700c Flat Bar Road Bicycle, White

Schwinn Destiny 24-Inch Cruiser Bicycle

Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor with Trailer

*Click Here for More Ride on Toys

Gift Idea #9:


Leisure Massage Reclining Chair with Heat

X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair, Wireless

Flash Furniture MEN-DSC01078-BRN-GG Plush Brown Leather Rocker Recliner

Coaster Home Furnishings 902131 Traditional Accent Chair

*Click Here for More Recliners

Gift Idea #10:
Keep Warm...

U.S. Polo Assn. Women's Hooded Jacket with Zip Pockets

Calvin Klein Women's Chevron-Quilted Packable Down Coat

Carhartt Men's Sandstone Hooded Multi Pocket Jacket

Polo Ralph Lauren Men's Big&Tall Down Nylon Feather Ski Snow Winter Vest

Polo Ralph Lauren Little Girls' Quilted Jacket

Hatley Little Boys' Little Boys' Reversible Winter Puffer Dino Bones

*Click Here for More Coats!

You can find all these Great Gifts,
as well as...

Smart Phones


Video Games

Sports Equipment

More Toys



Stocking Stuffers
and lots more at Amazon!
If you like any of the items you see, please click on the links above!
Happy Shopping!

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