MTV Renews 'Buckwild'

Buckwild Muddy Truck Racing - H 2013

Buckwild Muddy Truck Racing - H 2013

MTV has renewed Buckwild for a second season, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Thus far this season, the half-hour reality series that follows nine raucous twentysomethings in West Virginia, has hovered around the 3 million viewers mark (when Live+3 is added) in the old Thursday time slot occupied by Jersey Shore.

Buckwild is currently the top-rated original cable show on its respective night in MTV's 12-34 target demographic.

The series closes out its 12-episode first season with the final two episodes beginning at 10 p.m. A Buckwild Unseen Moments special will air at 11 p.m.

Buckwild is executive produced by John Stevens and Barry Poznick from Zoo Productions, with J.P. Williams from Parallel Entertainment. Adam Paul is also an EP, with MTV's Lauren Dolgen and Colin Nash.

EW first reported the news.

Michael O'Connell contributed to this report.

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