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"Behind the Candelabra" earns record-breaking ratings for HBO

Liberace has bedazzled once again.

HBO's Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" scored an impressive 2.4 million viewers in its first Sunday night airing -- breaking records for the network.

The Steven Soderbergh project was the most-watched HBO Film title in almost a decade (since 2004's "Something the Lord Made"), earning a total of 3.5 million viewers for its first two back-to-back showings.

"Candelabra" stars Michael Douglas as the legendary Vegas showman and Matt Damon as his much young lover Scott Thorson, whose memoir of their dramatic five-year relationship was the basis for the TV movie.

The high ratings are considered especially impressive given the Memorial Day weekend airing, which tends to be a slow time for TV.

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