MTV2 RATINGS GO WILD: "NICK CANNON PRESENTS: WILD 'N OUT" AND "AIN'T THAT AMERICA WITH LIL DUVAL" RANK AS THE HIGHEST RATED TELECASTS IN NETWORK HISTORY
"Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" Attracts 1.1 Million Total Viewers and a 1.3 P12-34 Rating;
"Ain't That America with Lil Duval" Records a 0.9 P12-34 Rating
Both Shows Rank as #1 Original Series in their Timeslots Across All Television on Tuesday with the Key P12-34 Demo
New York, NY (July 11, 2013) - MTV2 had its highest rated total day in network history on Tuesday, July 9 with "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Ain't That America" with Lil Duval" leading the way. The two series are the highest-rated telecasts in MTV2 history, with both shows winning their time periods across all original series on television among P12-34.
Premiering on MTV2 as a remixed version of the first "Wild 'N Out" incarnation, "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" delivered a strong 1.3 rating and drew in 1.1 million total viewers, making it the highest rated telecast in MTV2 history. Additionally, the series ranked among the top five cable shows on Tuesday. It also performed strongly among teens, scoring a 2.9 rating among male teens and a 2.1 rating among female teens.
New series "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" debuted following "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" with a 0.9 P12-34 rating, making it the second highest-rated telecast in MTV2 history. The premiere also ranked as the #1 original cable series in its time slot among P12-34, and averaged nearly 800,000 total viewers. Among male teens, the show garnered a 1.8 rating.
"Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" - Tuesdays at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2
The series blends lightning fast comedic improv with head-to head competition and cutting edge entertainment that's more rap battle than comedic stage, providing a fresh and raw intensity. Next week's episode features Mac Miller joining the cast for games including "So Fly," "Pause" and "Remix." Miller will also perform as a musical guest. Future series guests include Mike Epps, A$AP Rocky, Macklemore, 2 Chainz, Machine Gun Kelly and more!
Viewers can also go to MTV2.com or visit the "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" Facebook page for sneak peeks of the show, including bonus/extended scenes and exclusive interviews with the cast.
"Ain't That America with Lil Duval" - Tuesdays at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2
The new series features comedian Lil Duval and friends sharing the craziest viral videos from every corner of the country, showing America's biggest traditions from food and fitness to sports and style. Every week, Duval crowns the American Hero. In next week's episode, Lil Duval, Chris Distefano, Draya Michele and James Davis take on parenting and hidden talents in America.
Viewers can go to MTV2.com for sneak peeks of the show, as well as bonus clips. For more information and exclusive content, fans can "like" the "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MTV2AintThatAmerica.
MTV2 targets young men with smart, funny and relevant content, including comedic, music and action-oriented original programming. In the last two years, the network also scored four of its top five highest-rated original shows of all-time, with brand-defining originals including "Guy Code," "Hip Hop Squares" "Nitro Circus Live" and "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family." The recently wrapped "Guy Code" season three was the highest-rated and most-watched original season in network history, in addition to being the No. 1 original series in its time period across all TV for male teens. "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" was No. 1 in its time period for original cable series among all teens and is the highest-rated first season for an original MTV2 series.
Source: Nielsen Live+SD Coverage Ratings. P12-34 unless noted.
Available in approximately 80 million homes MTV2 is man's best friend. Since its launch in 1996, the network has reflected the subversive interests and behaviors of young men with a compelling and diverse programming line-up inspired by ordinary guys who do extraordinary things. MTV2 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.