History Gets Its Biggest Audience in History

“Pawn Stars” gets record numbers for the network

History had its best night ever on Monday. The channel had the biggest audience in its 15-year history with an episode of "Pawn Stars." 

"Pawn Stars" is a half-hour show that follows the action at a family-owned Las Vegas pawn shop. The network aired two episodes of the show from 10-11 p.m. for a combined total of 11.2 million viewers.

The second "Pawn Stars" episode, which aired from 10:30-11p.m., was seen by 5.9 million viewers, making it the night's top show on cable and the most-watched show in the network's history.