You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Diva’ delivers for Lifetime

Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago.Drop-dead-diva

In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. In women 18-49, “Diva” saw a 6% uptick in the episode that featured former “American Idol” judge Paula Abdul.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television, “Diva” stars Brooke Elliott as a wafer-thin model who is killed in a car accident and is reincarnated as a plus-size attorney. Josh Berman, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Alex Taub exec produce.

Also of note in cable was a strong performance by Nickelodeon’s live-action Friday series, led by “iCarly,” whose hourlong movie “iPsycho” drew 7.5 million viewers. That led into record numbers for new episodes of “Victorious” (6 million) and “Big Time Rush” (4.7 million).

More TV

  • Cinema Audio Society 2018 Winners: 'Dunkirk,'

    'Dunkirk,' 'Game of Thrones' Win Cinema Audio Society Awards for Sound Mixing

    Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago. In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. […]

  • 'Seven Seconds' TV show premiere

    Regina King Talks Heaviness of Role in 'Seven Seconds'

    Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago. In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. […]

  • John Oliver Lawsuit Dismissed: 'Last Week

    John Oliver Victorious: Coal CEO's Defamation Suit Dismissed

    Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago. In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. […]

  • UnReal Athena Film Festival

    How Trump Beating Clinton Impacted the Gender Politics of 'UnReal' Season 3

    Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago. In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. […]

  • Nanette Fabray Broadway?s First Lady, Nanette

    Nanette Fabray, TV Star of the '50s and '60s, Dies at 97

    Lifetime skein “Drop Dead Diva,” which premiered its second season Sunday night, saw improvements in total aud and a handful of demos compared to a year ago. In adults 25-54, “Diva” was up 10%, and in total viewers the season two preem drew 3.1 million, slightly better than the 2.8 million from July 12, 2009. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content