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“Longmire” season finale watched by 4.3 million total viewers; “The Glades” finale watched by 3.1 million

Melissa Hayer Published: August 13, 2012
Robert Taylor stars in "Longmire" - A&E Photo
Robert Taylor stars in "Longmire" - A&E Photo

 

The first season finale of the A&E original drama series “Longmire” was watched by 4.3 million total viewers and a series record 1.6 million adults 25-54 at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, against the Olympics Closing Ceremonies, according to a news release.

The overall first season average was 4 million total viewers per premiere episode and 5.4 million total viewers based on Live+7 viewing (through the available first eight episodes).

“Longmire,” which has been picked up for a second season scheduled to debut in 2013, is A&E’s #1 original drama series of all-time among total viewers and adults 25-54.

The third season finale of “The Glades,” broadcast at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, was watched by 3.1 million viewers, including 1.2 million adults 25-54, and the finale was up 3% in total viewers from the third season average,.

The overall third season average was 3 million viewers per episode (up 15% compared to Season Two) and 4.1 million total viewers based on Live+7 viewing (through the available first eight episodes.)

The contemporary crime thriller “Longmire,” based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, stars Australian actor Robert Taylor as Walt Longmire, the magnetic, determined and deliberate sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

Cast members also include Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bailey Chase, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley.

“The Glades” stars Australian actor Matt Passmore (“McLeod’s Daughters”) as Jim Longworth, a Chicago homicide detective forced to relocate to Palm Glade, Florida where the devoted golfer ends up being busier solving murders than he had planned.

Cast members also include Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gómez and Michelle Hurd.

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Matt Passmore and Kiele Sanchez in "The Glades" - A&E Photo
Matt Passmore and Kiele Sanchez in "The Glades" - A&E Photo

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