Monday, April 26, 2010

History Channel's 'America The Story of US' Breaks Records


NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ — The first night of AMERICA THE STORY OF US has become the highest rated, most watched special in network history, it was announced today by Nancy Dubuc, President and General Manager, HISTORY(TM). The first night was watched by 5.7 million total viewers and drew a 4.0 household rating. Last night 8-11pm will go down as HISTORY’s best night ever across the board (based on Fast Cable ratings).

  AMERICA THE STORY OF US -- 9-11PM   HH Rating:  4.0   Total Viewers:  5.7 million   A18-49:  2.6 million   A25-54:  2.7 million   M18-49:  1.6 million   M25-54:  1.6 million

“We’re thrilled by the launch of AMERICA THE STORY OF US,” said Ms. Dubuc. “The success personifies the hunger for information and the desire to re-connect with our past. Ultimately there’s no story more dramatic and gripping than the story of America itself. We’ve tried to present this incredibly diverse narrative in a way that is engaging for people today. We’re very pleased with the response and look forward to sharing the upcoming episodes with the American public.”