'Storage Wars' Sets Ratings Records7/21/2011 3:39 PM Eastern
A&E's reality series Storage Wars set network and series ratings records Wednesday for its two-episode, second season premiere.
Last night's 10:30 episode of Storage Wars drew 5.1 million viewers - the biggest audience ever for the series, the network said. The episode also drew a network record 2.9 million viewers each in the key adult 18-49 and 25-54 demos.
The 10 p.m. episode of Wars drew 4.5 million viewers, with 2.6 million adults 18-49 and 18-54 tuning in, said network officials.
The full hour of back-to-back episodes became A&E's top season-opening performance for any series in the history of the network, according to A&E officials.