From 9-11pm, ABC’s Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Smile as Big as the Moon was up from the last Hallmark Hall of Fame movie (on 11/27/11), gaining 7% in Total Viewers and surging 36% in Adults 18-49. With A Smile as Big as the Moon, the ABC Network pulled in its largest audience in the 2-hour time period since November, 2011.
"It's a heartening story, sure to inspire other teachers struggling with students who often seem beyond their reach . . . Dramatic and moving . . . The students end up winning a major award, but their real victory, of course, is their newfound confidence and sense of accomplishment."—Teacher magazine
"Kersjes's refreshing, heart-warming account proves that faith and vision can yield great things."—Publishers Weekly