The History Channel set a record for most watched original program on the network with Sunday’s series premiere of Ice Road Truckers. The series was watched by 3.4 million viewers.
Here’s a little background on the show:
The History Channel embarks upon an unparalleled adventure revealing the virtually unknown occupation of ice road trucking, considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. ICE ROAD TRUCKERS charts two months in the lives of six extraordinary men who haul vital supplies to diamond mines over frozen lakes that double as roads. The livelihood of many depends on these tenuous roads, which through the years have been responsible for the deaths of dozens of men.
Ice Road Truckers airs Sunday nights at 10 p.m. on The History Channel.