At long last, American car nuts have a version of Top Gear to call our own. The project has been in the works for a long time now, and finally debuted on the History Channel this past Sunday. As we go to
Well, according to Inside Line, it did kinda-sorta alright. Some 1.9 million viewers tuned in to watch the show's debut. And that might seem like a lot – especially considering the NFL games it was airing against, but it's really just fair-to-middling. Compare it to the premiere for Conan O'Brien's new show on TBS (4.2 million) or History's top program Pawn Stars (3-5 million) and suddenly it looks quite modest. Still, it's in the very early going, and it's still around average for a basic cable show, so it's way too early to draw any conclusions about Top Gear USA and its fortunes.
[Source: Inside Line]