via press release:
MTV’S “” SEASON FOUR IN ITALY DELIVERS “BELLISIMO” RATINGS,
AND IS THE #1 SERIES WITH P12-34 DURING ITS RUN
A Special Encore Presentation of “: The Reunion,”
Which Will Include Five Additional Minutes of All-New, Never-Before-Seen Footage,
Will Air Thursday, October 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV
New York, NY (October 21, 2011) – MTV’s #1 series of all time bid Italy “ciao” last night, as the fourth season of “” came to a close. Averaging a 6.96 P12-34 and 5.4 million P12-34 viewers, “ ” was the #1 series across all television this past season, with last night's finale, titled “Ciao Italia,” averaging a 6.4 P12-34 rating. In addition, the series holds 18 of the top 20 cable telecasts of 2011 with P12-34. The season four debut on August 4, 2011, was MTV's most-watched season premiere ever, delivering 8.8 million total viewers, and the season averaged 7.3 million total viewers each week. For the first nine weeks of season four, “ ,” with all DVR playback included, averaged a 9.0 P12-34 rating.
“Jersey Shore: The Reunion” followed at 11:00 p.m., and posted a whopping 4.8 P12-34 rating. A special encore presentation of the reunion, including five additional minutes of never-before-seen footage, will air Thursday, October 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the premiere of the all-new MTV animation block, with Mike Judge’s “Beavis & Butt-head” at 10:00 p.m. and “Good Vibes” at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
A new season of “Jersey Shore,” with the cast back in Seaside Heights, NJ, will premiere in January 2012 on MTV.
Source: Nielsen. Jersey Shore season 4: 8/4/11-10/20/11. P12-34 unless noted. Live+SD coverage ratings unless noted. Rank on Live+SD 000s.
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