‘The Dog Who Saved Christmas’ No. 1 Cable Movie


Ratings for Sunday, November 29, 2009 – Final National Ratings

World Television Debut of “The Dog Who Saved Christmas,” Starring Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan and Mario Lopez, is the Season’s No. 1 Cable Movie in Total Viewers

“The Dog Who Saved Christmas” is Cable’s No. 1 Program in its Time Period in Total Viewers, and the No. 1 Scripted Cable Telecast of the Day

“The Dog Who Saved Christmas” Ranks as Cable’s No. 2 Scripted Telecast in its Time Period in Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49

 “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” Exceeds Year-Ago Time Period Levels in Key Demos

“The Dog Who Saved Christmas” (Sunday, 11/29/09, 8:00-10:00 p.m.)

In its television premiere, “The Dog Who Saved Christmas,” starring Dean Cain, Elisa Donovan and Mario Lopez as the voice of “Zeus”, became the season’s most-watched cable movie in Total Viewers (4.0 million – tie), ranking No. 1 in its time period versus all cable, and as Sunday’s No. 1 scripted cable telecast.

From 8:00 – 10:00 p.m., “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” stood as cable’s No. 1 program in Total Viewers (4.0 million), and cable’s No. 2 scripted program in Adults 18-49 (1.4 million) and Women 18-49 (844,000).
 “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” surpassed year-ago time period averages (11/30/08), increasing by 14% in Total Viewers (4.0 million vs. 3.5 million, by 8% in Adults 18-49 (1.4 million vs. 1.3 million) and by 5% in Women 18-49 (844,000 vs. 801,000). 

(source: data and information provided by Disney – Nielsen Media Research (National Ratings, Live+SD, 11/29/09; 2009/10 season to date: 9/28/09-11/29/09).