via press release:
MTV’S “THE REAL WORLD” MOST WATCHED TELECAST IN THREE YEARS
New York, NY – April 28, 2011 - MTV’s “The Real World” had its most watched telecast in three years, averaging over 2.5 million total viewers on Wednesday, April 27. The series was #1 in its time period across all TV among P12-34, which marked the franchise’s best delivery in over two years in the demo.
In next week’s episode of “The Real World: Las Vegas” airing Wednesday, May 4, the aftermath of Dustin’s Frat Pad scandal sends Heather into Nany’s arms. Meanwhile, Cooke sets her sights on Dustin’s best friend, and Naomi and Leroy are in the middle of a pregnancy scare.
“The Real World” was created for MTV by Jon Murray and Mary-Ellis Bunim of Bunim-Murray Productions. Jon Murray and Jim Johnston serve as Executive Producers of “The Real World: Las Vegas.” Jacquelyn French is the MTV executive overseeing the project.
Source: The Nielsen Company. 4/27/11. Live+SD. Coverage Ratings. Rank on 000s.