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History 'Swamped' With Viewers

History hit series Swamp People set new series' marks for total viewers (4.6 million) and adults 18 to 49 (2.3 million) with the premiere of its June 16 episode.

The Thursday night telecast surpassed the 4.5 million who tuned in the June 9 installment.

Swamp People was the top show overall in cable among adults 25 to 54 (2.4 million), adults 18 to 49 and total viewers on June 16, according to History's analysis of Nielsen data.

This is season 2 of the reality series about the quirky characters who inhabit Louisiana's Atchafalaya Swamp.