A&E'S "LONGMIRE" SEASON FINALE HITS SERIES HIGH IN ADULTS 25-54 AND DRAWS IN 4.3 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
SEASON FINALE OF "THE GLADES" WATCHED BY 3.1 MILLION VIEWERS
NEW YORK, NY - August 13, 2012 - The season one finale of A&E's hit original scripted drama series "Longmire" was watched by 4.3 million total viewers and a series record 1.6 million adults 25-54 on Sunday, August 12 at 10:00PM ET/PT against the Closing Ceremony of the Olympics. Overall, the first season averaged 4.0 million total viewers per premiere episode and 5.4 million total viewers based on Live+7 viewing (through the available first 8 episodes). "Longmire" is A&E's #1 original drama series of all-time among total viewers and adults 25-54 and was recently renewed for a second season to premiere in 2013.
The third season finale of "The Glades" at 9:00PM ET/PT was watched by 3.1 million viewers, up 3% from the third season average. The episode was also watched by 1.2 million adults 25-54. Overall, the third season was watched by an average 3.0 million viewers per episode (up 15% versus season 2) and 4.1 million total viewers based on Live+7 viewing (through the available first 8 episodes).
"Longmire" is produced by Warner Horizon Television. Hunt Baldwin ("The Closer," "Trust Me") and John Coveny ("The Closer," "Trust Me") wrote the project and serve as executive producers along with Greer Shephard ("The Closer," "Nip/Tuck") and Michael M. Robin ("The Closer," "Nip/Tuck").
"The Glades" is produced by Fox Television Studios for A&E Network. The series executive producers are Clifton Campbell ("White Collar," "Profiler," "21 Jump Street") for Innuendo Productions, Inc. and Gary Randall ("Saving Grace") for Grand Productions, Inc. The series is created by Clifton Campbell.
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A&E is "Real Life. Drama." Now reaching more than 99 million homes, A&E is television that you can't turn away from; where unscripted shows are dramatic and scripted dramas are authentic. A&E offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment ranging from the network's original scripted series, including "The Glades" and "Longmire," to signature non-fiction franchises, including the Emmy-winning "Intervention," "Duck Dynasty," "Hoarders," "Beyond Scared Straight" and "Storage Wars," and the most successful justice shows on cable, including "The First 48." The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com.