The launch of A&E’s new original series “Steven Seagal Lawman” premiered Wednesday night at 10PM ET/PT with a record-breaking 3.5 million total viewers and 2.0 million viewers adults 18-49 and 25-54 over two back-to-back episodes, making it the most-watched original series launch in the network’s history among all key demos.
The series also witnessed growth episode-to-episode climbing from 3.4 million viewers at 10PM to 3.6 million at 10:30PM. Back-to-back new episodes of “Steven Seagal Lawman” air weekly Wednesdays at 10PM and 10:30PM ET/PT.
The success comes on the heels of Monday night’s record-breaking performance, when the hit series “Hoarders” temporarily became the network’s best ever season opener for any original A&E series among adults 18-49 and 25-54.
“Steven Seagal Lawman” chronicles martial arts expert and international film star Steven Seagal’s extraordinary life in law enforcement. “Steven Seagal Lawman” is produced for A&E Network by ITV Studios (formerly Granada America) and Steamroller Productions. John X. Kim is the Executive Producer, Lucas Platt is the Co- Executive Producer, and Anna Geddes is the Series Producer for ITV Studios. Steven Seagal and Phillip B. Goldfine are Executive Producers for Steamroller Productions. Joe Halpin and Binh Dang are Producers for Steamroller Productions. Executive Producers for A&E are Robert Sharenow and Neil A. Cohen.