A congrats is in order for the cast and crew of The Shannara Chronicles!
The two-hour premiere jumped 71 percent to earn a 1.2 rating among the network’s core P12-34 audience, as well as a 1.2 among P18-34.
It was the No. 1 original series in its timeslot on cable among P12-34, P18-24, P18-34, and P18-49, and the No. 2 original series on cable for the night among P12-34, second only to Teen Wolf.
“The incredibly positive response on social media and great word of mouth translated into big viewership for the Shannara premiere, delivering a very strong start for the series and a lot of new viewers to the network,” Mina Lefevre, Executive Vice President and Head of Scripted Development for MTV, said in a statement. “This season truly just gets better as we raise the stakes for our heroes and reveal more of the world of ‘Shannara,’ and we’re excited to take fans further on this epic journey.”
Be sure to catch The Shannara Chronicles airs TONIGHT, January 12 @ 10PM ET/PT on MTV.