HISTORY Continues its Ratings Dominance with the Launch of...
ONLY IN AMERICA WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY Delivers 4.1 Million Total Viewers
Season Two Premiere of TOP SHOT Captures 2.8 Million Total Viewers
Grew 33% Higher in Total Viewers vs. Season 1
New York, February 9, 2011 - HISTORY's series premiere of ONLY IN AMERICA WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY and season two premiere of TOP SHOT delivered in a big way this past Tuesday night scoring another round of record ratings for the network.
The Tuesday, February 8 at 9 pm ET premiere of ONLY IN AMERICA WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY delivered 4.1 million total viewers, 1.7 million Adults 25-54 and
1.5 million Adults 18-49 - making it HISTORY's best-ever 1st quarter series launch in total viewers.
The second season premiere of TOP SHOT, Tuesday, February 8 at 10 pm ET, captured 2.8 million total viewers and 1.4 million Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54. It was the series most-watched episode ever and compared to the series debut last June, it grew 33% in total viewers.
HISTORY(TM) and HISTORY HD(TM) are the leading destinations for revealing, award-winning original non-fiction series and event-driven specials that connect history with viewers in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. Programming covers a diverse variety of historical genres ranging from military history to contemporary history, technology to natural history, as well as science, archaeology and pop culture. Among the network's program offerings are hit series such as American Pickers, Ax Men, The Universe, Ice Road Truckers, Top Gear, Pawn Stars and Top Shot, as well as acclaimed specials including America the Story of Us, WWII in HD, 102 Minutes That Changed America, The President's Book of Secrets and Life After People. HISTORY has earned four Peabody Awards, seven Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, 12 News & Documentary Emmy(R) Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's Save Our History(R) campaign dedicated to historic preservation and history education. Take a Veteran to School Day is the network's latest initiative connecting America's schools and communities with veterans from all wars. The HISTORY website, located at www.history.com, is the leading online resource for all things history, featuring over 20,000 videos, images, audio clips, articles and interactive features that allow visitors to dig deeper into a broad range of thousands of historical topics. For more information go to www.historypressroom.com