HISTORY’s Series Premiere of "WWII in HD" Delivers 2.6 Million Total Viewers

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November 18th, 2009

via press release:

HISTORY’s Series Premiere of


Delivers 2.6 Million Total Viewers

And 1.1 Million Adults 25-54

Top Cable Network from 9-11pm in Male Demos

The series launch of WWII in HDwhich debuted Sunday, November 15 from 9-11pm ET on HISTORY— claimed 2.6 million Total Viewers, 1.1 million Adults 25-54, 931,000 Adults 18-49 and a 2.1 HH rating. The premiere propelled HISTORY to the #1 cable network from 9-11pm in both Men 18-49 (670,000) and Men 25-54 (792,000).

HISTORY’s visually astonishing landmark series WWII in HD presents the story of the war ? viewed through the eyes of 12 Americans who fought in or contributed to the war effort. With original, color footage, never before seen by most Americans, the 10-hour series is narrated by Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise (CSI: NY). One of the network’s most ambitious projects to date, WWII in HD premieres on HISTORY over five consecutive nights from Sunday-Thursday, November 15-19 at 9-11pm ET.

Executive Producers for HISTORY are Michael Stiller and David McKillop. WWII in HD is produced for HISTORY by Lou Reda Productions. Executive Producers for Lou Reda Productions are Lou Reda and Scott L. Reda.  Producer is Liz Reph.  Director is Frederic Lumiere.  Executive Producer is Matthew

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