The Osbournes is MTV’s most popular show ever, tops cable ratings.

The Osbournes is MTV’s most popular show ever, tops cable ratings.
With 6.3 million viewers this past week, The Osbournes both beat wrestling in the cable ratings and officially became the most popular show in MTV’s history. The AP also reports that while there are only three episodes left in the season, MTV is trying to use leftover footage to create three more.

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