MTV's 16 & Pregnant special delivered a series high Thursday night.
The July 23 premiere at 10 p.m. of 16 & Pregnant: Life After Labordrew 2.45 million viewers overall and some 2.1 million persons 12 to 34, according to Nielsen Media Research, live + same-day data. Those numbers marked series high, according to MTV officials.
The show ranked first among all original cable telecasts with the 12-to-34 set that day and was TV's best among females of those ages.
MTV has ordered a second season of the series.