Chesler/Perlmutter Productions is pleased to announce that the 2013 Christmas movies were well received by both Hallmark and Lifetime audience. The movies premiered throughout the months of November and December of 2013 and received great reviews from both its audience and critics.

A Very Merry Mix-Up, a must see according to Entertainment Weekly, premiered November 10th on Hallmark Channel with a 3.9 rating! It became the 3rd highest rated Hallmark Channel program in network history, with 6.1 million unduplicated viewers. It was the most watched Hallmark telecast ever. A Very Merry Mix-Up was also the 2nd most watched Hallmark telecast ever and ranked as the #1 rated ad-supported cable movie of the week.

The Twelve Trees of Christmas debuted on Lifetime TV on November 16th and was watched by over 2.3 million people. It was an instant hit in the social media, to fans of literature and those who promote the importance of literacy. According to Jen Heiser from Team Fog Reviews, “Twelve Trees of Christmas is a perfect holiday film that you will want to revisit each year.”

Another must see according to Entertainment Weekly was Catch A Christmas Star. It premiered on November 17th on Hallmark Channel with a 3.3 rating! Rated 3rd highest Hallmark Channel program of 2013 and viewed by 5.7 million unduplicated viewers. It was part of Hallmark’s 3rd highest day ever in network history! Catch A Christmas Star was the #1 ad-supported cable movie of the day, as well as the #2 movie of the week.

Finding Christmas premiered December 15th on Hallmark Channel with a 3.4 rating and to nearly 6 million unduplicated viewers! It became the #1 rated ad-supported cable movie of the week and the #1 program of the day. It was part of Hallmark’s highest week ever in network history.

Chesler/Perlmutter 2013 Christmas slate was a worthy follow-up to our successful slate of Christmas movies from 2012 and we’re looking to continue the success in 2014.