[11/28/11 - 12:31 PM]
"MTV2's Guy Code" Continues to Deliver Record-Breaking Ratings With Most Watched Original Series Telecast Ever
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 22.

[via press release from MTV]


Marks MTV2's First Telecast to Rank in Top 10 of Original Telecasts for Ad-Supported Cable

Network Sees +61% Increase with Coveted M12-34 Demo and Ranked #2 M12-17 Across All Cable in Its Time Period

NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 28, 2011) - MTV2's new original series "MTV2's Guy Code" continues to shatter records as its second episode delivered the network's most watched original series telecast ever, topped all other original series in MTV2's 15-year history, and ranked for the first time in the Top 10 of original telecasts for ad-supported cable P12-34 at #10 and #8 for M12-34 during the time period.

Last Tuesday's telecast marked the biggest P12-34 audience ever for a MTV2 original series with a 0.51 rating and 315,000 viewers (+51% from prior week), and averaged 419,000 total viewers (+82% from prior week). In MTV2's core MALE-ENNIAL demo, the second episode averaged a 0.69 M12-34 rating, an increase of +61% versus the prior week. Among M12-17, "MTV2's Guy Code" improved its time period by +168% and ranked #2 across all of cable in its time period (11pm - 11:30pm).

"MTV2's Guy Code" is the ultimate guide to the laws of manhood with original weekly episodes airing on Tuesdays at 11 pm ET/PT. In this week's episode, experts will unearth the rules on how to Drink Like a Man, Crying and Karaoke Etiquette as told through absurd humor, and funny and inappropriate animation. The show features today's pop culture entertainers, top comics, rappers and specialized experts.

In addition, guys and girls everywhere can give their own take on Guy Code through the brand new "Guy Code" Facebook app (www.Facebook.com/GuyCode). The app allows fans to submit photos of Guy Code violations and solicit feedback from others. For those just looking to offer their opinion, a gallery will appear when they enter the app where they can comment.

Having argued the laws of Guy Code with his roommates on MTV's "Jersey Shore," Vinny Guadagnino will make special guest appearances on the show throughout the ten episode long season. Other talent on the show includes: Alesha Reneé ("E! News Now," "BET Now"), Andrew Schulz (comedian, MTV's "New Year's Eve Bash," Music Choice's "Certified"), April Rose (model, Maxim "Hometown Hottie"), Charlamagne Tha God (radio personality, entertainer, producer), Chrissy Teigen (model, Sports Illustrated Swim Issue), Dan St. Germain (comedian, "World of Jenks," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"), Dean Edwards (comedian, "Saturday Night Live"), Donnell Rawlings (comedian, Chappelle Show), Johanna Botta (actress, MTV's "The Real World," "One Life to Live"), Jon Gabrus (comedian, MTV's "The Substitute," "Gabrus on Rugby"), Jordan Carlos (comedian, "The Colbert Report"), Julian McCullough (comedian, VH1 "40 Funniest Fails," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"), Lil Duval (comedian, "Hood State of the Union"), Melanie Iglesias (model, Maxim "Hometown Hottie") and Peter Rosenberg (Hot 97 DJ and Host), among others.

"MTV2's Guy Code" was developed by Ryan Ling who also serves as Executive Producer. Paul Ricci and Darin Byrne are Executive Producers for MTV2. Andrew Stuckey is Producer. The series is an original production by Viacom Media Networks.

Source: Nielsen. 11/22/2011 or as dated. Live+SD. Coverage ratings. Rank on 000s. Time Period: Tu/11P-11:30P.

About MTV2

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 part of Viacom Media Networks, one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [november 2011]  


most recent ratings | view all posts
[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 19.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Is the Most-Watched Network for the 3rd Consecutive Weekend Among Households, W25-54 and Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 16-22.

[11/24/15 - 10:38 AM]
With the Cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," "Kimmel" Draws Its 4th-Biggest-Ever Monday Audience
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Surging ABC in Demo Race
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while the Alphabet is the most-watched network.

[11/24/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sweeps 6 of 6 Monday Half-Hours Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's Most Watched Broadcaster for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 08:06 AM]
Bravo Media's Season Finale of "Below Deck" Delivers Most-Watched Episode in Series History with 2.3 Million Total Viewers
Bravo further spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 17 and Wednesday, November 18.

[11/23/15 - 01:39 PM]
Jeff Gordon's Last Ride and Kyle Busch's First Championship on NBC and NBCSN Deliver Most-Watched NASCAR Finale Since 2005
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 22.

[11/23/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Claims Most of the Week's Top 10 Broadcast Playback Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.