GSN's ratings prayers have been answered.
Thursday night's debut of "The American Bible Challenge" gave the cable network its highest rated program of all time.
The show "outperformed the previous record by over half a million viewers," according to the network and ranked among the top 5 cable networks in total viewers.
"The best-selling book of all time is now GSN's most viewed program of all time, which proves that consumers are yearning for fun, family- friendly entertainment," said Amy Introcaso-Davis, Executive Vice President of Programming and Development, GSN in a statement.
"The American Bible Challenge," hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, airs at 8 p.m. EST Thursday nights.