[10/08/13 - 07:59 AM]
MTV2 Renews Record-Breaking Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" for New Seasons in 2014
The two series helped MTV2 record its most-watched year ever among P12-34 for the fiscal year of October 2012 through September 2013.

[via press release from MTV]


Hit Original Programming Leads MTV2 to its Most-Watched Year Ever, with Newest Original Series "Guy Court" Premiering on November 6

New York, NY (October 8, 2013) - MTV2 today announced that it picked up new season orders for "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Ain't That America with Lil Duval," after both series recently wrapped record-breaking seasons on MTV2's Tuesday night lineup. "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" ranks as the highest rated series in MTV2 history, averaging 1.1 million total viewers and a 1.3 rating among people ages 12-34, while also winning its time period across cable series in that demo. "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" finished its first season as MTV2's second highest rated series ever, while also ranking as the network's best original series of all time. The series garnered a strong .8 P12-34 average rating, and was the top cable series in its time period. Both shows are slated to return to MTV2 in 2014.

The two series, along with other MTV2 hits including "Guy Code," "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family" and "Nitro Circus Live" helped MTV2 record its most-watched year ever among P12-34 for the fiscal year of October 2012 through September 2013. Additionally, the last quarter of the 2013 fiscal year was the highest rated in MTV2 history.

MTV2's newest original series, "Guy Court," a half-hour, 10 episode series from the creator and producers of MTV's "Girl Code" and MTV2's "Guy Code," will premiere on Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Viewers will witness a variety of cases in this comedic courtroom series - from a plaintiff claiming that their best friend dated their ex-girlfriend to a roommate who refuses to wear deodorant. All of the cases are real stories from real people who have fallen victim to violations of "Guy Code." Judge Donnell Rawlings will preside over the court, with trusty bailiff Melanie Iglesias by his side at all times. Fellow "Guy Code" and "Girl Code" cast favorites will serve as lawyers on "Guy Court," with Andrew Schulz, Anthony 'Chico' Bean, Charlamagne tha God, Chris Distefano, Damien Lemon, Dan Soder, Jermaine Fowler, Jon Gabrus, Jordan Carlos and Lil Duval presenting cases in front of Judge Rawlings.

MTV2 targets young men with smart, funny and relevant content, including comedic, music and action-oriented original programming. The network had its highest-rated total day in network history on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, with the premieres of "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" and "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" leading the way. Additionally, in the last two years, the network has scored five of its six highest-rated original shows of all time, with "Ain't That America with Lil Duval" ranking at the top, followed by "Guy Code," "Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family," "Hip Hop Squares" and "Nitro Circus Live."

Source: Nielsen; P12-34 unless otherwise stated; program data based on Live +3; fiscal year highlights based on Live +SD

About MTV2

Available in more than 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.

  [october 2013]  


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