MTV Has Its Highest-Rated Series Telecast Ever EW

MTV saw its ratings surge Thursday night as it brought back a popular reality show for its season premiere, Entertainment Weekly reported. The episode was watched by 8.4 million viewers.

The show is “Jersey Shore,” which became the channel’s most-watched series telecast in history as it debuted for its third season.

The show was up 63% from last season’s opener in the 12-34 demo, the story reports.