History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers hauls in the numbers


The History Channel series premiere of Ice Road Truckers, which debuted Sunday night at 10pm, hauled in a record number of viewers, making it the number one original telecast in network history, based on Nielsen's Fast Cable Ratings.

The show drove in s the network's #1 telecast of all time in Adults 25-54 and is also its #1 telecast ever in Adults 18-49.  The series premiere achieved 3.4 million total viewers, the most ever for an original program on The History Channel. Truckers scored an overall Household Rating of 2.6.