Introductin of 'Wild 'N Out' and 'Ain't That America' to MTV2's lineup brought record-high ratings for the Viacom cabler
New seasons of both shows are slated to debut in 2014.
“Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out,” which pits comedians against each other in wars of improv, originally ran on MTV 2005-2007, and was revived on MTV2 this year. It became the highest rated series in MTV2’s history, averaging 1.1 million total viewers with a 1.3 rating among ages 12-34. It consistently won its Tuesday night slot across cable in the demo.
MTV2 original series “Ain’t That America with Lil Duval” ended its first season as the second highest rated series in the net’s history. The clip show features comedian Lil Duval and other guests speaking on staples of American life, including food, weddings, drinking and parents. It averaged .8 in the 12-34 demo, along being the top cable series in its Tuesday night time slot in the demo.
Recent months have brought some of the highest ratings to MTV2 in its history, boosted by shows including “Guy Code,” “Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family” and “Nitro Circus.” July 9 of this year, which featured the premieres of “Wild ‘N Out” as well as “Ain’t That America” was the highest rated day of the channel’s history.
MTV2 will premiere its newest original series, “Guy Court,” Nov. 6. The court show includes personalities from “Guy Code” and MTV’s “Girl Code,” and is hosted by “Guy Code’s” Donnell Rawlings.