Farrah Abraham brings big rating to the show
During the fifth episode of the season — the same episode MTV billed as “Farrah’s return” — the show saw a considerable jump in viewership, from 1.472 million viewers to 1.657.
Here is a graph that illustrates the “Farrah Effect.” On the left is the number of viewers (in millions) and along the bottom are the episodes. As mentioned above, Farrah returned in Episode 5:
Picture from Starcasm
Farrah’s first full episode the next week saw another sizable uptick as ratings rose to 1.822 million. This week’s episode would seem to indicate the ratings may have plateaued with a very similar, but still very strong, 1.855 million viewers tuning in.
Numbers do not lie!