HISTORY'S LAUNCH OF "MOUNTAIN MEN" GARNERS 3.9 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
NEW YORK, June 1, 2012 - HISTORY(R) continues its track record of ratings success with the premiere of MOUNTAIN MEN on Thursday, May 31 at 10pm ET. The series launch delivered 3.9 million total viewers, as well as 1.9 million Adults 25-54 and 1.6 million Adults 18-49.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live your life off the grid? Have you wished you could shed the complications of modern society and live in the wilderness, using only the things nature has provided? Meet Eustace Conway, Tom Oar and Marty Meierotto of the new 8-part HISTORY series MOUNTAIN MEN, three men who have devoted their lives to survival in its simplest form. Watch as these men face off against mudslides, falling trees, ravaging weather and even hungry animals, to make sure they obtain the food and supplies they will need to make it through the brutal winter months ahead. Premieres Thursday's at 10pm EST on HISTORY.
MOUNTAIN MEN is produced for HISTORY by Warm Springs Productions. Russ McCarroll is Executive Producer for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Warm Springs are Marc Pierce and Chris Richardson.
HISTORY(R) is the leading destination for factual entertainment, including award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. The network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a litany of hits including American Pickers(R), American Restoration(TM), Ax Men(TM), Ice Road Truckers(R), Pawn Stars(R), Swamp People(R) and Top Shot(R) as well as epic specials such as the Emmy(R) Award-winning Gettysburg, America The Story of Us, WWII in HD and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY's Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com