History's 'Swamp People' Finishes Second Season with Record Breaking Ratings

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July 22nd, 2011

via press release:

HISTORY’S Swamp People FINISHES SECOND SEASON WITH RECORD BREAKING RATINGS

 Finale Delivers 5.5 million Total Viewers

Scores #1 Cable Show of the Night Among all Key Demos

NEW YORK, July 22, 2011 – HISTORY’s highly rated hit series, Swamp People, delivered record numbers and a series high for the network with its season 2 finale on Thursday, July 21 at 9pm EST.

The finale commanded 5.5 million total viewers, 2.8 million Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 – scoring the #1 show on cable for the night and the #2 spot in all of television (behind only Big Brother) with Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49.

Overall Swamp People averaged 4.1 million total viewers for the season, up 32% v season 1.

 

Swamp People, 9-10PM- SEASON 2

Total Viewers: 5.5 million

Adults 18-49: 2.8 million

Adults 25-54: 2.8 million

Season 2 vs. Season 1 average:

Total Viewers: 4.1 million vs. 3.1 million, +32%

Adults 25-54: 2.1 million vs. 1.7 million, +24%

Adults 18-49: 2.1 million vs. 1.6 million, +31%

 

 

Swamp People is produced by Original Media for HISTORY. Executive Producers are Jay Peterson and Charlie Corwin and Brian Catalina is co-Executive Producer. Executive Producer for HISTORY is Mary Donahue. 

 
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