via press release:
A&E’S ‘: 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 “: 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 “ : Texas” also scored 2.1 million adults 18-49.
In “: 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.