July 22nd, 2010
01:13 PM ET
Judging from the ratings for the two biggest original movie premieres of 2010, viewers have a thing for teenage pregnancies and prostitutes.
Lifetime’s “The Client List,” starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Cybill Shepherd, has earned the title of 2010’s “second most watched original movie premiere on cable,” TVByTheNumbers.com reports.
The program, which is based on a true story, attracted 3.9 million viewers when it debuted Monday, July 19.
Love Hewitt portrayed Samantha Horton, a former homecoming queen and physical therapist who takes a job at a massage studio where the staff are actually prostitutes servicing powerful and wealthy men.
So what’s the most watched original movie premiere on cable this year? Lifetime’s “Pregnancy Pact,” also based on a true story, which originally aired January 23.
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