The Hills and The Hills Live After Show Viewer Ratings

Canada’s own THE HILLS LIVE AFTER SHOW stole the spotlight for a night from THE HILLS. The season finale of MTV’s homegrown hit THE HILLS LIVE AFTER SHOW was the #1 program of the day on MTV and in its timeslot with 146,000 P12-34 viewers at 10:30 p.m. ET, beating out the second last episode of THE HILLS Season 5 which took second place with 122,000 P12-34 viewers at 10 p.m. ET.

The combo of THE HILLS and THE HILLS AFTER SHOW packed the one-two punch last night as MTV was the #1 destination during the one-hour period for demos P12-24, P12-34, A18-24, A18-34, F12-17, F12-24, F12-34, F18-24, F18-34, F18-49, and M18-24 across all Canadian English Specialty Television.*

More than 600 fans packed into MTV’s studios at the Masonic Temple last night to bid adieu to Lauren Conrad in high style. Hosts Jessi Cruickshank and Dan Levy welcomed LC to Toronto for what could be the last time on THE HILLS LIVE AFTER SHOW, which was also simulcast live with MTV U.S. Conrad has confirmed she is leaving the show after the special one-hour season finale, airing Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. ET.

For fans who aren’t able to say goodbye just yet, MTV airs a special HILLS marathon May 31, beginning at 3 p.m. ET. Dan and Jessi join in on THE HILLS action live with interstitials from the red carpet of THE 2009 MOVIE AWARDS, beginning at 7 p.m. ET leading into the highly-anticipated Season 5 finale. Immediately following the finale at 9 p.m. ET is the live simulcast of THE 2009 MOVIE AWARDS hosted by Andy Samberg.

Full episodes of THE HILLS and THE HILLS AFTER SHOW are available on demand on mtv.ca via the site’s high-res video player. And check out mtv.ca/movieawards for the latest in golden popcorn news, clips from nominated movies and videos of host Andy Samberg.

MTV in Canada is a Canadian programmed and managed business wholly owned by CTV Inc., a division of CTVglobemedia. MTV offers a distinctly Canadian interpretation of the MTV brand across multiple platforms – including a revolutionary broadband service, MTV.ca – and across an MTV-branded analog specialty service that delivers innovative lifestyle, talk and documentary programming with a commitment to 71 per cent Canadian programming in primetime. The MTV business is powered by an alliance between CTV, Canada’s No. 1 television brand and MTV Networks, the world’s most valuable media brand. MTV in Canada is one of 50 MTV-branded services worldwide serving 171 territories around the world.

*Source: BBM-NMR Research, Total Canada, Monday, May 25th, All above highlights are based on overnight data.

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