via press release:
HISTORY DELIVERS TOP NOTCH TUESDAY
NIGHT PERFORMANCE WITH
TOP GEAR & COUNTING CARS
Season 3 Premiere of Top Gears Locks 1.7 Million Viewers
Counting Cars Garners 2.4 Million Viewers
NEW YORK, August 14, 2012 – HISTORY® continues its ratings success with the season 3 premiere of Top Gear and a premiere episode of Counting Cars on Tuesday, August 14.
The season 3 premiere of Top Gear, from 9-10pm, delivered 1.7 million total viewers and 1 million viewers with both Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54.
From 10-11pm, the Counting Cars premiere episode delivered 2.4 million total viewers, 1.1 million Adults 18-49 and 1.2 million Adults 25-54.
TOP GEAR is a produced for HISTORY by BBC Worldwide Productions and is co-production between HISTORY and BBC Worldwide. John Hesling is Executive Producer. Executive producer for HISTORY is Russ McCarroll.
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.