A&E'S "STORAGE WARS: TEXAS" DELIVERS RECORD AUDIENCES
REAL-LIFE SERIES PREMIERE BECOMES A&E'S MOST-WATCHED ORIGINAL SERIES LAUNCH OF ALL-TIME
RECORD-SETTING DEBUT SEEN BY 4.1 MILLION VIEWERS
New York, NY December 7, 2011 - A&E's new real-life series "Storage Wars: Texas" premiered Tuesday night at 10:30pm ET/PT to a record-breaking 4.1 million total viewers and 2.1 million adults 25-54, making it the most-watched original series launch in the network's history among the two demos. The debut episode of "Storage Wars: Texas" also scored 2.1 million adults 18-49.
In "Storage Wars: Texas," A&E's top-rated non-fiction franchise heads to the Lone Star state to follow teams of bidders on their quest for auction gold. A new episode of "Storage Wars: Texas" will premiere Tuesday, December 13 at 10:30pm ET/PT on A&E.
"Storage Wars: Texas" is produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company for A&E Network. Executive producers are Thom Beers and Philip D. Segal. Jeff Conroy is co-executive producer and Steve Robillard is series producer. A&E executive producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.
About A&E Network
A&E is "Real Life. Drama." Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can't turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment ranging from the network's original scripted series, including "The Glades" and "Breakout Kings," to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning "Intervention," "Dog the Bounty Hunter," "Hoarders," "Beyond Scared Straight" and "Storage Wars," and the most successful justice shows on cable, including "The First 48." The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com.