News of MTV's new show Mersey Shore has seen interest in Geordie Shore shoot up this week, with the latest episode of the reality show picking up 400,000 viewers on the digital channel. The show scored the best figures for MTV for years, even more than its debut last month.
401,000 viewers tuned in from 10PM on Tuesday night, up almost 160,000 on last week's episode. The rise comes after MTV reveals its set to launch a spin-off called Mersey Shore following the success of the Geordie series.
Meanwhile on ITV2, America's Got Talent was watched by around 600,000 viewers from 9PM.