History's Launch of 'Counting Cars' Garners 4.3 Million Total Viewers

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August 14th, 2012

via press release:






NEW YORK, August 13, 2012 – HISTORY® 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.

  • mArS

    Nice job. Now let’s last evening ratings, without Pawn Stars.

  • JFC

    Speaking as someone who is a real history buff, this is very sad.

  • mario

    One awesome show, about time he got his show. I’ve seen his appearances on Pawn Stars and could see a spin off coming. Sick rides, the Count and his colorful staff should make a top rated show! Nice job!!!

  • kevin polin

    I know where atleast a dosen muscle cars are. All 70’s vehicles. I am in central california and so are the cars. The cars are all sitting outside in a fenced in area. Thier is a Corvette, Malibu, El camino, cameroand some other nice cars. I would enjoy seeing a show be made of you guys buying some of these. Let me know if this interests you.

  • Brian

    REALLY glad the Count got his own show.Congrats,Dan!!! I finally have something I really enjoy watching on T.V.!THE”COUNT” ROCKS!!!

  • gayle

    danny my son has a 78 ols needs work he is in heaven now i have a 51 hudson hornet needs lots of work ill give to u if you fix my sons car for me you do great work i thought i would ask ill never get rich enough to fix either one

  • Villain

    Hey Danny
    I got an ALL original,never touched 1975 XLCH Harley Sporty for sale. I’ve road the bike since new..16000 orig miles..This bike is VIRGIN

  • Pamela

    I have a couple of cars that deserve to be rebuilt by someone who knows what they are doing and cab afford to do it right. I own a 1969 442 Oldsmobile that is a matching numbers car. Although the original engine isn’t in it, I own it and it is rebuildable. I’ve own the 442 for close to 25 years and it’s the best car I have ever own. I wish I could afford to rebuild it. I never lost a race, even the last one that smoked the tranny. My husband just put it in the shop to start working on it since he forgot our anniversay a couple of weeks ago. But I didn’t. I actually found a hotwheels 68 442 that I gave to him. We also own a old Buick Skylark and a Cougar that is also from that same era. If you don’t want to do it yourself but you know somebody who is interested you can give them my email.

  • Chris

    I know everyone is asking u to buy or fix there ride. Well I noticed u liked the 68 stingray well I have a 73 in good to great condition. We will sell for 10k. Hope to hear from u.

  • jerry

    Great show! Wish I could afford to have a car restored at this shop

  • paula

    so glad Danny got his own show and really loving it

  • bill sd

    its about the love of wheels, I LOVE THIS SHOW

  • bill sd

    I like how it highlights drivers cars/rides Count is less that 10% buying someones car/bike but it is cool to see someones passions

  • dopn jones

    the general manager of the shop has a foul mount,is fat and needs teeth.Stupid moron

  • 72 gran torino sport coup

    hello i hav 1972 gran torino sport runing for sale for more info email me at alonsoarranaga@gmail.comi l live in texas

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