Tricky Dick, the new documentary produced by Left/Right for CNN, has topped the competition ranking Number One in US cable news among total viewers, adults 25-54 and 18-34.

The series premiere, “The Will to Win,” delivered 1.132m total viewers compared to MSNBC’s 619k and Fox’s 1.088m. In the key demo 25-54, the program attracted 251k beating MSNBC by +109% (120k) and Fox by +74% (144k). The program also ranked #1 in younger viewers 18-34 with 35k, outperforming Fox’s 18k and MSNBC’s 20k.

The next episode, “Nixon’s The One,” premieres March 24, at 9 pm ET/PT on CNN.

Tricky Dick is a four-part series that explores Richard Nixon’s life and times; tracking his rise, fall, incredible comeback and political destruction during some of America’s most tumultuous decades. From his early political manoeuvres in California, to the game-changing Kennedy-Nixon debates through his disgraceful Watergate exit, featuring never-before-seen footage this fully archive based series offers fresh insight into a riveting story of politics, power and scandal.

Tricky Dick is produced by Left/Right, with Banks Tarver, Ken Druckerman, Anneka Jones, Mary Robertson, Amy Entelis and Lizzie Fox serving as executive producers.