[04/07/14 - 03:01 PM]
MTV's "Real World: Explosion" Delivers Highest-Rated Season in Three Years
MTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 2.

[via press release from MTV]


Reunion Special Hosted by Nessa of Girl Code to Air on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

New York, NY (April 7, 2014) - MTV's "Real World: EX-Plosion" had its highest-rated season since 2011 with an average 1.9 million total viewers and a strong 1.8 P12-34 rating (Live+3). The series was up 44 percent vs. last season, and experienced 33 percent growth from the season debut to the finale. The series' ratings grew with +3 playback an average of nearly 40 percent among MTV's core demo of 12-34 year olds. It was also the #1 program across all television in its time slot with P18-24. The finale, which aired on Wednesday, April 2, garnered 1.7 million total viewers and a 1.7 P12-34 rating (Live+3). It was also the #1 program in its time slot across all TV in the 10 p.m. time slot with P18-24.

In the "Real World: EX-PLosion" reunion airing on Wednesday, April 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT, the original housemates and their exes get together one last time. Did the roommates leave San Francisco as a family or can they barely stand being in the same room? Find out what really went down when the exes moved in: who is still together, who is broken up, and who is in between. We'll see one roommate plea for their ex to take them back, and the whole group finally comes clean about the shadiest roommate in the house. Hosted by Girl Code's Nessa, we'll check out some never before seen footage, and dive into why two cast member's exes never made it into the house.

"The Real World" was created for MTV by Jonathan Murray and Mary Ellis-Bunim of Bunim/Murray Productions. Jonathan Murray, Gil Goldschein and Jim Johnston serve as Executive Producers of "REAL WORLD: EX-PLOSION." Jeff Keirns is Co-Executive Producer. Lauren Dolgen, Colin Nash and Sara Cohen are Development Executives for MTV. Catherine Whyte serves as Production Executive for MTV.

Source: Nielsen. Live+SD unless noted. P12-34 unless noted. Ranked on 000s.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

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