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MTV's TEEN WOLF Hits Series High with Season 3 Premiere


The highly anticipated second half of "Teen Wolf" season three returned as Monday's #1 original cable series. The most watched telecast in the series' history, the episode drew-in a record 2.5 million total viewers. It also garnered a strong 2.3 P12-34 rating, matching the earlier series high when season three first debuted. According to Social Guide, "Teen Wolf" was the most social entertainment program of the night, with nearly 1.2 million tweets - 25 percent more than the earlier series high. Season three is pacing to be the highest-rated and most-watched season to date.

The series also scored well with teens, earning a 4.3 rating with this demo, and an impressive 6.3 rating among female teens. Both are record highs for the series. Immediately following last night's "Teen Wolf" episode, MTV debuted "Wolf Watch," a new half-hour talk show hosted by Jill Wagner who plays "Kate Argent" in "Teen Wolf," which held over 60 percent of its lead-in, with a 1.4 P12-34 rating.

In next week's episode, airing on Monday, January 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, Scott and his friends race to figure out how to catch the Werecoyote before its Hunted down while Derek and Peter are broken out of captivity by an unlikely ally. For a sneak peek, click.

For more ways to connect with "Teen Wolf" like it on Facebook at Facebook.com/teenwolf or follow the show on Twitter @MTVTeenWolf.

"Teen Wolf" was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, "Criminal Minds") who also serves as executive producer. Additional executive producers include Russell Mulcahy ("Highlander," "Resident Evil: Extinction"), Marty Adelstein ("Prison Break"), René Echevarria ("Medium," "Castle"), Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley. The pilot was written by Jeff Davis and Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The "Teen Wolf" series is based on a Screenplay by Jeph Loeb & Matthew Weisman. Julie Schwachenwald, Dana Gotlieb-Carter and Alexandra James are the MTV executives in charge of production. The series is a co-production with, and distributed by, MGM, in association with Lost Marbles Productions, Inc., First Cause, Inc. and DiGa.

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


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