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.