via press release:
ANGELS LAND AT GMC TV:
‘TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL’ LIFTS NETWORK
TO STRONGEST RATINGS EVER
ATLANTA—September 18, 2012 – GMC TV, America’s favorite channel for uplifting family entertainment, announced today that its “Touched by an Angel” premiere marathon (Sept. 15-16) generated the highest weekend ratings in the network’s history in households, W25-54 and A25-54 (source 1).
The weekend marathon peaked on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 10 p.m. ET with 0.5 HH rating. For the weekend, “Touched by an Angel” reached more than 2.8 million viewers (source 2). The series premiered as a part of GMC’s “Calling All Angels” September programming stunt which featured the hit song with the same name by “Train” and runs of the popular series “7th Heaven.”
Following its weekend marathon premiere on GMC TV, “Touched by an Angel” now airs weekdays at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m ET.
“Touched by an Angel” first ran from1994 to 2003 and was a top rated series throughout its broadcast run. The series stars Roma Downey as an angel named Monica, and Della Reese as her supervisor Tess.
GMC (www.watchGMCtv.com) is America’s favorite television channel for uplifting music and family entertainment. The Parents Television Council™ has twice awarded its Entertainment Seal of Approval™ to GMC for being “an authentic family-friendly cable network.” GMC is the only television network brand to be so honored. GMC is the fastest growing entertainment network in television in the key demographics of W18-49 and W25-54. GMC can be seen in more than 55 million homes on various cable systems around the country, as well as DISH Network on channel 188, DIRECTV on channel 338 and Verizon FiOS on channel 224. Follow GMC TV on Facebook and Twitter at http://facebook.com/gmctv and http://twitter.com/gmctv.
Source 1 : Nielsen LSD SS 7a-3a 09/27/10-09/16/12 Cov AA% and AA (000)
Source 2: Nielsen LSD 9/15/12-9/16/12 Sa 7p-Su3a program AA (000) and cumulative audience.