The third season premiere of Jersey Shore drew 8.45 million viewers and a 4.2 A18-49 rating. That’s MTV’s highest-rated series telecast ever. Here are some more ratings notes via TV by the Numbers:
- Averaged an 8.3 P12-34 rating and 6.5 million P12-34 viewers.
- Delivered more P12-34 viewers than any broadcast or cable television show this broadcast season.*
- For P12-34, the “Jersey Shore” premiere is +63% versus the Season Two premiere (8.3 vs. 5.1) and +36% versus the Season Two finale (8.3 vs. 6.1).
- For P12-34, “Jersey Shore” is +46% vs. the Season Two average (8.3 vs. 5.7).
Jersey Shore airs Thursday night’s at 10PM on MTV.