‘Killing Lincoln’ Becomes Nat Geo’s Most-Watched Telecast

3.4 Million Watch TV Adaptation of Bill O’Reilly Book 2/18/2013 5:25 PM Eastern


National Geographic Channel’s premiere of the TV movie Killing Lincoln averaged 3.4 million viewers on Sunday at 8 p.m. according to Nielsen, scoring a total viewership high for the network.


The two-hour factual drama, based on the book by Bill O’Reilly, drew a 1.1 rating among adults 25 to 54, the channel’s second-highest rating in the demo, behind last November’s Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden, which drew a 1.4 rating.


Nat Geo will replay Killing Lincoln on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.