MTV Gives a Second Season to 'Buckwild'

Reality Series is Cable's Top Show with Persons 12-34 on Thursdays

MTV has renewed Buckwild for a 12-episode second season.

The Jersey Shore-style show, which premiered Jan. 3, follows a group of friends in West Virginia and ranks as the top-rated original cable series on Thursday among persons 12 to 34. It has averaged 3 million total viewers per episode (Live +3).

The show ends its first season on Thursday with back-to-back episodes beginning at 10 p.m.