Lifetime’s Trafficking Stays Strong


Night two of Lifetime Television miniseries Human Trafficking did even better than night one did.

The second installment Tuesday night averaged 5.8 million viewers and earned a 4.7 Nielsen Media Research household rating, following night one’s 5.1 million viewers and 4.5, the network said.

Overall, Human Trafficking became the highest-rated original movie on ad-supported basic cable in 2005, averaging 5.5 million viewers and a 4.6 household rating, Lifetime added.

The miniseries is a look at the brutal realities of the trafficking of women and children for sex, and it starred Mia Sorvino, Donald Sutherland and Robert Carlyle.