Lifetime’s ‘Anna Nicole’ Draws 3.3 Million

AJ Marechal

“Anna Nicole” became Lifetime’s most watched original movie since November, as the telepic drew 3.3 million total viewers in its 8 p.m. timeslot Saturday night.

Movie centers on the life of model Anna Nicole Smith and her untimely death. Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Judith Verno exec produced “Anna Nicole,” with Sony Pictures TV producing. An encore will air tonight at 8 p.m.

“Anna Nicole” topped sibling Lifetime original pics “Prosecuting Casey Anthony” and “Jody Arias: Dirty Little Secret” in both total viewership and the key demo of adults 18-49. Pic was Lifetime’s best performer across key demos since “Steel Magnolias” in October, and drew a 2.6 household rating.

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