Lifetime’s ‘Liz & Dick’ Draws 3.5 Million Viewers

Biopic, Starring Lindsay Lohan, Ranks Fourth among Cabler Net's 2012 Original Movies

The Lifetime original movie Liz & Dick starring Lindsay Lohan averaged 3.5 million total viewers in its premiere Sunday night, according to Nielsen.

The biopic, which followed Elizabeth Taylor’s (Lohan) love affair with Richard Burton, also drew 1.3 million viewers among persons 18 to 49 and aduls 25 to 54 demos, 1.1 million viewers among women 18 to 49 and 1 million women 25 to 54.

Liz & Dick ranks as the year’s fourth most-watched TV movie premiere on cable, behind three other Lifetime movies – Steel Magnolias, Drew Peterson: Untouchable and Abducted: The Carlina White Story – in all those key demographics.

Lifetime will air an encore of the movie Monday at 8 p.m.