Beyonce Documentary Earns Record Ratings for HBO

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Beyonce Documentary Earns Record Ratings for HBO

Beyoncé's self-directed Life Is But a Dream documentary resulted in record ratings for HBO when 1.8 million viewers watched the premiere last Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That marks the largest audience for an HBO documentary since Nielsen changed the way it measures viewership in 2004. 

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Life Is But a Dream topped Spike Lee's 2006 miniseries on Hurricane Katrina, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, which pulled in 1.7 million viewers. The documentary also scored ratings three times as high as recent episodes of Girls.

Beyoncé's overall allure was even bigger: her interview with Oprah on Oprah's OWN network also aired earlier that night, and drawing slightly more than 1.3 million viewers.

This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone: Beyonce Documentary Earns Record Ratings for HBO
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