Teen Wolf, MTV’s twist on the werewolf tale, finished its season with a howl among Nielsen viewers. The show wrapped its rookie run, averaging a series’ high 2.1 million viewers on Aug. 15, according to Nielsen live + same-day data. It also pulled in a series best 1.9 rating among MTV’s broad 12-to-34 demo. The finale was No. 1 in its timeslot with teens and females 12 to 34.
The first season of Teen Wolf averaged a 1.5 among the 12-to-34 set, more than doubling its time period average from a year ago, with more than 1.7 million viewers tuning in each week. MTV’s two most recent entries in the scripted genre, Awkward and Teen Wolf, are the network’s highest-rated new series since 2009. Set for a 12-installment return next year, Teen Wolf stars Tyler Posey as Scott McCall; Crystal Reed as Allison Argent; Dylan O’Brien as Stiles; Tyler Hoechlin as Derek Hale; Holland Roden as Lydia Martin; and Colton Haynes as Jackson Whittemore.