TVLine Items: Jersey Shore Premiere Smashes Records, and Other TV News to Know

They’re baaack!

Jersey Shore returned to MTV Thursday, and boy, did it dominate the night. It did more than that, actually. The series’ third season premiere brought in a whopping 8.4 million viewers, making it the network’s most viewed series telecast ever.

In the words of one DJ Pauly D, oh yeah, huge ratings, yeah!

But wait, there’s more. Here’s some other TV news you may want to know (Mad Men and Breaking Bad scoop included)…

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