‘Handcuffs’ Sets ABC Family Record
Sunday night’s premiere of the ABC Family original movie “Holiday in Handcuffs” was the network’s highest-rated telecast of all time in several key demos.
The movie, starring Mario Lopez and Melissa Joan Hart, broke ABC Family records among total viewers (6.7 million) and adults 18 to 49 (a 2.4 rating).
“Handcuffs” was ABC Family’s tentpole event for its annual “25 Days of Christmas” programming campaign.
For its first nine days, “25 Days” is tracking stronger in the ratings than ever with supporting programs such as theatricals “The Santa Clause 2” and “The Polar Express.”