Mike Rowe Makes CNN History with Debut of ‘Sombody’s Gotta Do It’

By Brian Flood 

Robin Meade Mike RoweAccording to Nielsen Fast National Data, Mike Rowe’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It is CNN Original Series’ best premiere ever in the A25-54 demo, averaging 507,000 viewers, coming in second to “The Kelly File” which drew 544,000. Rowe also drew 943,000 total viewers in its debut last night at 9pmET.

Rowe’s new show passes the series premier of “The Hunt with John Walsh,” which drew 330,000 in the demo and 989,000 total viewers in its July debut. Final numbers will be in after 4pmET.

Rowe’s new show features people, who have jobs that aren’t necessarily desirable, but are vital. The show is unscripted, unrehearsed and features a unique theme song.