Discovery’s ‘Harley And The Davidsons’ Averages 4.4 Million Viewers

Discovery Channel’s miniseries Harley And The Davidsons averaged more than 4 million viewers in Nielsen Live +3 ratings during its three night Labor Day week run according to network officials.

The series, which chronicled the development of the iconic motorcycle franchise, averaged 4.4 million total viewers across its Sept. 3-7 three-night run, according to the network. The series, which starred Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones), Robert Aramayo (Game of Thrones) and Bug Hall (The Little Rascals), also averaged 2 million adults 25-54 and was the most watched freshman series for the network among men 25-54, said the network.

“We are really pleased that so many shared the wild ride of Harley and the Davidsons,” said Rich Ross, Group President for Discovery in a statement. “I can’t thank Raw Television and John Goldwyn enough for bringing this story roaring to life.”

R. Thomas Umstead

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