Lifetime Flick Has Ratings Luster

8/12/2003 9:13 AM Eastern

Lifetime Original Movie A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of
Andrew Luster
scored 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.

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