Lifetime Movies Stay Hot


Lifetime Original Movie Mom at Sixteen earned a 3.6 Nielsen Media Research household rating and 4.2 million viewers for its premiere Monday night, Lifetime Television said Wednesday.

The network said it has aired the five highest-rated original movies on ad-supported cable year-to-date among households and women 18-49 and 25-54, with Mom at Sixteen joining previous efforts Dawn Anna, Widow on the Hill, More Sex and the Single Mom and Lies My Mother Told Me.

Mom at Sixteen -- which stars Mercedes Ruehl, Jane Krakowski, Danielle Panabaker and Colin Ferguson -- is a drama about a 16-year-old girl whose life is thrown into turmoil when she has a baby and her mother forces her to keep the birth a secret.