According to Nielsen, 1.57 million tuned in to the premiere, on par with last year’s “Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Movie” (1.59 million). This makes it the fifth largest tune-in of the summer for an original Lifetime movie, a list topped by Will Ferrell-Kristen Wiig pic “A Deadly Adoption” in June (2.06 million).
The movie did bring a younger skew to Lifetime, with its median age of 46 the lowest of any original movie on the network this year. In the key demo of adults 18-49, the 0.61 rating for “Unauthorized Full House Movie” ranks second among Lifetime originals, closely behind the 0.63 for “A Deadly Adoption.”
“Unauthorized Full House Story” was cable’s No. 1 program of the night in both women 18-49 (0.93 rating) and women 25-54 (1.02 rating).