Programming: BRIEFS


Two cable networks, A&E and Nickelodeon, said they surpassed the 80M subscriber mark, citing Nielsen Media Research, Both networks also said their ratings have been solid, with A&E pointing to January as the most-watched month in its 17-year history and Nick noting that last year it drew its highest audience levels ever.


Cindy Crawford will host Fashion Flashback, a four-part series on the history of fashion on WE: Women’s Entertainment. Episodes will air Saturdays starting April 7. The series is a part of WE’s month-long Fashion Spectacular.


Lifetime is developing a movie adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ best-selling novel We Were the Mulvaneys. The book, No. 1 on the New York Times paperback best-seller list and an Oprah Book Club selection, is a painful and tragic story about a family that is wrenched apart when their only daughter is raped. No actors have been cast.


Disney Channel said the premiere of Luck of the Irish was its highest-rated original movie in three years. The film drew a 4.0 household rating and a 7 share on March 9. Among tweens it drew a 13.4 rating.

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