A&E'S "LONGMIRE" HITS SERIES HIGH WITH 4.5 MILLION VIEWERS
NEW EPISODE OF "THE GLADES" HITS SEASON HIGH WITH 3.4 MILLION VIEWERS
NEW YORK, NY - July 16, 2012 - A&E's new original scripted drama series "Longmire" was watched by a record 4.5 million total viewers on Sunday, July 15 at 10:00PM ET/PT. This marked the most-watched premiere episode for the freshman series in its seventh week, against increased competition in the scripted landscape. "Longmire" grew by 10% over the previous week's 4.1 million viewers.
The seventh episode of season three of "The Glades" at 9:00PM ET/PT was watched by a season best 3.4 million viewers, up 6% from 3.2 million last week.
New episodes of "The Glades" and "Longmire" air every Sunday on A&E at 9:00PM and 10:00PM ET/PT, respectively.
"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.