MTV2 SETS PREMIERE DATE FOR "NITRO CIRCUS LIVE" SEASON TWO TUESDAY, APRIL 9 AT 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
NEW SERIES "MAC MILLER AND THE MOST DOPE FAMILY" JOINS MTV2'S TUESDAY NIGHT ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING DESTINATION PREMIERING TO STRONG RATINGS
NEW YORK, NY (February 28, 2013) - MTV2 today announced that the next installment of the high-flying, dare-devil series "Nitro Circus Live" with 17-time X Games medalist Travis Pastrana will debut new episodes beginning Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. "Nitro Circus Live" season two, part of the network's Tuesday night original programming destination, will pick up where the first season left off with the Nitro crew doing their best to outdo each other with one trick crazier than the next, only this time throughout all of Europe.
This week's debut of "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" marked the first time MTV2 expanded to an hour of original programming on Tuesday night and helped lift the network to its highest rated total day since July 2011 among M12-34 with a .33 rating. Premiering first at 11:00 p.m., "Guy Code" notched a .38 rating among P12-34 and ranked as the #1 original cable series among male teens in its time period. Immediately following at 11:30 p.m., the new Mac Miller series retained 97 percent of its "Guy Code" lead-in with a .37 among P12-34 and ranked as the #2 original cable series among M12-34 in its time slot.
"Guy Code" will kick off another double-dose of hilarity on MTV2 for fans on Tuesday, March 5 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT as the cast of tackles the topics of handling your boy's girlfriend, going in for the perfect kiss and fulfilling every girl's fantasy of a more mature guy. Then at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2, Mac and his boys plan to party to end all parties and with some surprise guests too.
MTV2 targets young men with smart, funny and relevant content, including comedic, music and action-oriented original programming such as "Guy Code," "Mac Miller and The Most Dope Family," "Nitro Circus Live," "The DUB Magazine Project," 'Hip Hop Squares," the weekly hip hop show "The Week in Jams," and the return of "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out" in 2013.
Source: Nielsen; Live +SD data.
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