The launch of A&Es 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 networks 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 nights record-breaking performance, when the hit series Hoarders temporarily became the networks 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 Seagals extraordinary life in law enforcement. Steven Seagal Lawman is produced for A&E Network by ITV Studios (formerly