Not that it was really in any danger, per say, but thanks to the Jersey Shore crew, they've been riding easy street this year, despite losing advertisers left and right for some of their other programming.
According to reports, delivered its best quarterly ratings in five year in these first few months of 2011, thanks to Jersey Shore, which averaged the network 6 million viewers a week! That's a 27 percent year-over-year increase!
In fact, the show actually ranks at the #1 highest watched show in the 12-34 demo, BEATING OUT American Idol! How do you like that, Steven Tyler?!
The network can also boast that three of their hit shows ranked in the top-10 original cable series: The Real World: Las Vegas at #9, Teen Mom 2 at #2 and of course, Jersey Shore took the #1 spot!
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