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Chesler/Perlmutter Productions is pleased to announce that its 2019 movies were well received by both audiences in USA and in Canada. The movies received great reviews from both its audience and critics.

The Christmas Chalet

The Christmas Chalet premiered on December 1st, 2019 on UPtv and ranks as UPtv’s 4th best movie premiere of 2019 amongst W1849 and W2554 ratings. During premiere night, telecasts reached over 900K viewers.

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions is pleased to announce that its 2017 movies were well received by both audiences in USA and in Canada. The movies premiered throughout the months of October and December of 2017 and received great reviews from both its audience and critics.

Magical Christmas Ornaments

On the December 3rd premiere of Magical Christmas Ornaments (Sun 9-11p) delivered a 1.7 HH cvg rtg with 1.143 million homes! Competitively, Magical Christmas Ornaments was ranked as the #5 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the day! Magical Christmas Ornaments was also ranked as the #3 HH rated ad-supported cable Prime Time MOVIE of the DAY!

The Christmas Cure

The October 29th winter premiere of the Hallmark Channel original movie The Christmas Cure (Sun 8-10p) delivered a 2.9 HH cvg rtg with 2.606 million homes! The Christmas Cure also delivered 666,000 A18-49, 441,000 W18-49, 630,000 W25-54, 873,000 A25-54 and 3.252 million total viewers, becoming the 3rd most watched movie premiere on Hallmark Channel in 2017 among W18-49, W25-54, A25-54 and Total Viewers (P2+)!

Chesler/Perlmutter is pleased to announce that Sound of Christmas has joined in the success of our successful Christmas movies! Sound of Christmas premiered on December 11th, 2016 on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries (HMM) channel to record numbers.

The movie stars Lindy Booth (The Librarians, Dawn of the Dead) and Robin Dunne (Sanctuary, Cruel Intentions 2) and it was the most watched HMM Original premiere EVER! In addition, it becomes HMM’s second most watched telecast in network history and third most watched telecast ever among A18-49. Sound of Christmas helped boost Hallmark Movies and Mysteries to be ranked in the top five networks on Sunday Prime Time among HH rating!

In Sound of Christmas, music is Lizzie Moore’s (Lindy Booth) life, and shares her gift with students of any age who’s willing to learn. Brad Evans’ (Robin Dunne) #1 priority is his daughter, Abigail Evans (Micah Kalisch). They haven’t celebrated a proper Christmas since Abigail’s mother passed away. Since Brad’s been so busy at his corporate job, and Abigail and her mom loved singing Christmas carols, Brad wants to hire a piano teacher for Abigail to experience that Christmas cheer again. Little does he know, that the musician he hires teaches at the music school he and his co-worker, Cynthia Brooks (Jennifer Gibson) are in charge of shutting down; Lizzie Moore! Lizzie and Abigail immediately find common ground with their love of Christmas classics, and the spirit of Christmas music brings all sorts of joy back into Brad and Abigail’s lives. Lizzie couldn’t ask for a better student, but what she hadn’t expected was that she and Brad would fall for one another! She finds herself conflicted, because despite her feelings for Brad, he is still involved with shutting down her music school. With their annual Christmas Eve concert possibly being their last, Lizzie with Abigail’s help, decides to make this their best one yet.

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions is pleased to announce that its 2015 movies were well received by both audiences in USA and in Canada. The movies premiered throughout the months of November and December of 2015 and received great reviews from both its audience and critics.

Merry Matrimony

Merry Matrimony premiered November 22nd on Hallmark Channel to record ratings. It averaged a 2.8 HH rtg with 5.1 million unduplicated viewers! Merry Matrimony is the most-watched original movie premiere of 2015-to-date among A25-54! In fact, among W25-54 rating, Merry Matrimony was rated #1 movie of the WEEK! Merry Matrimony ranked #1 HH movie of the day! Merry Matrimony was the #2 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the week and helped boost Hallmark Channel to be the #1 rated cable network for the entire day among HH rtg (1.5)!

Christmas Incorporated

Christmas Incorporated premiered November 15th on Hallmark Channel to record ratings. It averaged a 2.8 HH rtg with 4.9 million unduplicated viewers! Christmas Incorporated is the most-watched original movie premiere of 2015-to-date among all key demographics!! In fact, Christmas Incorporated ranked #1 movie of the week among W25-54 rating! Competitively, Christmas Incorporated was the #2 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the week! Christmas Incorporated helped boost Hallmark Channel to be the #1 rated cable network for the entire day among HH rtg (1.3)!

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas premiered December 12th on Hallmark Channel to record ratings! It averaged a 3.1 HH rtg with 5.4 million unduplicated viewers! On the Twelfth Day of Christmas ranked as the #1 HH rated movie of the week and of the day! In addition, On the Twelfth Day of Christmas also ranked as the #1 HH rated ad-supported cable program of the day! On the Twelfth Day of Christmas also ranked #1 in HH and Total Viewer delivery.On the Twelfth Day of Christmas helped boost Hallmark Channel to be the #1 HH rated cable network on Saturday in both Prime Time (2.7 rtg) and Total Day (1.5 rtg)!

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions is pleased to announce that its 2014 movies were well received by both Hallmark and Lifetime audiences in USA and the CTV audience in Canada. The movies premiered throughout the months of October, November and December of 2014 and received great reviews from both its audience and critics.

The Hazing Secret

On Sunday, September 21 over 1 million viewers tuned in to LMN to watch the premiere of The Hazing Secret. The movie was trending on Twitter with over 1.4 million tweets. The Hazing Secret was the highest rated non-holiday movie premiere this year for LMN with the youngest demographic LMN has ever had!

One Starry Christmas

One Starry Christmas debuted on November 1 and averaged a 2.9 HH rtg with 4.4 million unduplicated viewers! In fact, One Starry Christmas is the all-time highest rated and most watched opening weekend original premiere in network history! Competitively, One Starry Christmas was the #1 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the week and ranked as the #1 program of the day! One Starry Christmas helped boost Hallmark Channel to be the #2 rated cable network in prime time for the day. On December 13, One Starry Christmas premiered in Canada on CTV and Bravo to a combined 964,000 viewers!

Angels and Ornaments

Angels and Ornaments premiered on November 16 and averaged a 3.0 HH rtg with 5.1 million of unduplicated viewers. It boosted Hallmark to be the #1 cable network in prime time for the week! Angels and Ornaments was part of Hallmark’s 3rd most watched Hallmark Original movie of 2014 to date and was ranked the #1 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the day and the #2 movie of the week! Angels and Ornaments premiered in Canada on CTV2 and Bravo to a combined 497, 000 viewers!

Best Christmas Party Ever and The Christmas Parade

The December 13th premiere of Best Christmas Party Ever averaged a 3.1 HH rtg with 5.4 million unduplicated viewers and the December 14th premiere of The Christmas Parade averaged a 3.1 HH rtg with 5.2 million unduplicated viewers! Best Christmas Party Ever and The Christmas Parade were the #1 rated movie of the day and tied as the #1 HH rated ad-supported cable movie of the week! The Christmas Parade helped boost Hallmark Channel to be the #1 rated cable network in prime time! Best Christmas Party Ever and The Christmas Parade were part of Hallmark’s 8th highest week in network history! The Christmas Parade premiered in Canada December 20 on CTV with 711, 000 viewers and Best Christmas Party Ever on December 21 to 597, 000 viewers.

Chesler/Perlmutter Productions 2012 Christmas specials rang in the New Year with holiday cheer to spare. Our 3 Hallmark Channel Christmas films and 1 Lifetime Christmas film premiered in November and December with fantastic ratings, each better than the last!

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.”

Catch A Christmas Star

Another must see according to Entertainment Weekly. 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.