Discovery's 'Moonshiners' Returns to Series High

Second-Season Premiere Draws 3.1 Million Viewers

The season-two premiere of Discovery Channel's Moonshiners drew a series-high 3.1 million total viewers on Wednesday at 10 p.m., according to Nielsen.

The Nov. 7 telecast earned a 1.77 rating among adults 25 to 54, making it the network's highest-rated Wednesday night telecast ever in the key demo. Moonshiners also performed well with males 18 to 34, out-delivering the broadcast network fare on ABC, CBS and NBC at that hour with that gourp.

At 9 p.m., the one-hour special Countdown to the Shine averaged 2.6 million viewers and a 1.5 rating with adults 25 to 54.