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Discovery's 'Amish Mafia' Premieres to 3.4 Million Viewers

New Show Becomes Net's Top-Rated Launch in Key Demos Following 'American Chopper' Finale 12/12/2012 3:56 PM Eastern

The sneak premiere of Discovery Channel's Amish Mafia drew 3.41 million total viewers on Tuesday at 10 p.m., according to Nielsen, following the special American Chopper Live: The Revenge.

Amish Mafia became the network's highest-rated launch ever in several key demos -- adults/men 25-54, adults/men 18-49 and adults/men 18-34. The series follows a group of Amish men who deal with the wrongdoings and misdeeds of those in their community.

At 9 p.m., the series finale of American Chopper delivered 3.91 million total viewers and a 2.51 rating with men 25-54. Chopper and Amish Mafia were the No. 1 and No. 2 cable programs in the adults 25-54 and 18-49 demos Tuesday night.

Amish Mafia debuts in its regular timeslot Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 9 p.m.

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