"Hatfields & McCoys" earns high ratings again

Kevin Costner as Devil Anse Hatfield in "Hatfields & McCoys."

(CBS/AP) Most of Monday night's "Hatfields & McCoys" viewers tuned in for more of the backwoods blood-feud drama on Tuesday night.

According to Nielsen company the second part of the miniseries was watched by 13.1 million people.

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The first part of the History network miniseries was seen by 13.9 million viewers on Monday night and more than 17 million when the immediate repeat was added in, the Nielsen company said.

Those are huge numbers in the cable television world. No scripted series on the broadcast networks last week came close. By contrast, Fox's series finale of "House" last week reached 8.7 million people.

"Hatfields & McCoys" stars Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton and is airing over three nights in two-hour chunks.


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