'I Am Patrick Swayze' Documentary Garners 1.1 Million Viewers in Premiere

Paramount Network special examines life and times of veteran actor
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Last night's premiere of Paramount Network's documentary I Am Patrick Swayze drew 1.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen.'

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The documentary, which looked at the life and career of the veteran actor, bested the 1 million viewers garnered by National Geographic's Free Solo debut earlier this year, making it the most-watched "personality" documentary thus far this year, according to Paramount Network.  

I Am Patrick Swayze was also the most-watched and highest-rated I Am special among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 since 2015’s I Am Chris Farley, according to the network. 

The film features interviews with Swayze’s friends, family, and co-stars including his widow Lisa Niemi Swayze, brother Don Swayze, co-stars Sam Elliott, Jennifer Grey, C. Thomas Howell, Rob Lowe, Kelly Lynch, Demi Moore, Lori Petty, Marshall R. Teague, director Roland Joffe, agent Nicole David, manager Kate Edwards, personal assistant Rosemary Hygate, stuntman Cliff McLaughlin, and bodyguard Frank Whiteley. 

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