HISTORY'S LAUNCH OF NEW CAR-LOVING SERIES "COUNTING CARS" GARNERS 4.3 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
NEW YORK, August 13, 2012 - HISTORY(R) continues its track record of ratings success with the sneak peak premiere of COUNTING CARS on Monday, August 13 at 10:30pm EST. The premiere delivered 4.3 million total viewers, as well as 2.1 million Adults 25-54 and 1.8 million Adults 18-49.
Among total viewers, it is the #1 series premiere of all time for HISTORY. COUNTING CARS is also the #1 non-fiction series premiere on cable in 2012 to-date among total viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.
Most people in Las Vegas bet with chips. Danny "The Count" Koker bets with cars. He's a Sin City legend with an insatiable appetite for anything on wheels. Danny acquires, restores and customizes classic cars and motorcycles - and then "flips" them for a profit. Well known to HISTORY viewers thanks to his frequent appearances on the hits series Pawn Stars, The Count moves into the driver's seat with COUNTING CARS, a new HISTORY series, which premiered with a sneak preview on Monday, August 13 at 10:30pm ET and then moves into its regularly scheduled day and time on Tuesday's at 10/10:30pm ET thereafter. (Beginning Tuesday, August 14)
COUNTING CARS is produced for HISTORY by Leftfield Pictures. Zachary Behr and Julian Hobbs are Executive Producers for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Leftfield Pictures are Brent Montgomery, David George, and Shawn Witt. Joel Patterson is Co-Executive Producer for Leftfield Pictures.
HISTORY(R) is the leading destination for factual entertainment, including award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. The network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a litany of hits including American Pickers(R), American Restoration�, Ax Men�, Ice Road Truckers(R), Pawn Stars(R), Swamp People(R) and Top Shot(R) as well as epic mini-series and specials such as the Emmy(R) Award-winning Gettysburg, America The Story of Us, Hatfields & McCoys, Vietnam in HD and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY's Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com