Lifetime, coming off a strong 2012, opened the new year on a good note too as Tuesday's third-season premiere of "Dance Moms" drew a series-best 2.8 million viewers.
Lifetime's highly anticipated "Liz & Dick" telepic drew 3.5 million viewers Sunday night.
JoAnn Alfano has exited her post as exec veep of Lifetime, where she spearheaded program development.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Andrea Wong's appointment atop Lifetime this spring sent a strong message inside and outside the femme-centric network: Programming is top priority.