Lifetime Flick Has Ratings Luster8/12/2003 9:13 AM Eastern
Lifetime Original Movie A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of
Andrew Lusterscored a 3.1 household rating (3.3 million viewers)
during its premiere Monday, Lifetime Television announced Tuesday.
The film, which stars Jason Gedrick and Marla Sokoloff, was the network’s
third-highest-rated original movie in 2003.
A Date with Darkness was also atop the charts for all key female
demographics, including 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.
The movie was based on transcripts of the trial of Andrew Luster, a convicted
rapist and recently captured fugitive who was convicted on 86 criminal counts,
including rape by use of drugs.