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Polygamous sect story finishes first in TV viewers

Published November 27, 2012 9:30 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The "20/20" investigation of the Warren Jeffs-led polygamous sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was No. 1 in its time slot, according to TV Newser.

The show, which aired Friday at 10 p.m., drew 5.8 million viewers and added 16 percent to ABC's performance a year ago at that time, the media-watching site reports.

Have you seen the piece? I thought it was well done overall, especially the parts about the family of Suzette Steed, who left with her daughters almost a year ago. Read her departure story in a court affidavit here.

If you haven't seen it yet, watch the "20/20" piece here, and let me know what you think.