November 22, 2010

Top Gear on History Reaches Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers

Top Gear on History®

Reaches Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49 and 25-54 In Series Premiere

Top Gear is History’s Seventh New Series to Debut above 1.0 million in A18-49/A25-54 in 2010

New York, NY – HISTORY® continues its phenomenal ratings success as the network premieres Top Gear to nearly two million viewers as well as 1.1 million Adults 18-49 and 25-54, this past Sunday evening. This is the network’s seventh series debut above 1.0 million in key demos Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 in 2010.  As well, Top Gear’s key target demo of Men 18-49, saw an increase of 19% vs. its lead in.


  • Total Viewers:  1.9 million
  • A18-49:  1.1 million
  • A25-54:  1.1 million
  • M18-49:  848,000
  • M25-54:  772,000

The U.S. version of TOP GEAR, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions and a co-production between HISTORY and BBC Worldwide, showcases an offbeat celebration of automobiles and driving, airs Sundays at 10pm, and is hosted by comedian and car buff Adam Ferrara, champion rally and drift racer Tanner Foust and racing analyst Rutledge Wood.