A&E announced that the series premiere of “Shipping Wars” was watched by 3 million viewers on Tuesday night, according to Nielsen Fast Nationals.
According to A&E, the back-to-back episodes averaged 3.0 million total viewers and 1.6 million adults 18-49 and 25-54. The audience grew from the 9:00PM episode to the 9:30PM episode among adults 25-54 (1.5 million to 1.6 million) and remained steady with adults 18-49.
If you weren’t able to tune in, Shipping Wars follows six independent truckers who competitively bid to transport oversized, bulky loads found on uShip.com. From rookie haulers to seasoned veterans, no shipment is too big or too bizarre for these carriers competeing in a high-stakes, deadline-driven race where any setback can cost big bucks.
Meanwhile, Gnomie continues to get around, seen today on Perez Hilton, which reported on the show’s strong debut: