The Hills Ratings Dominate Reality TV Shows

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Monday night's finale of The Hills was watched by 2.94 million viewers between the ages of 12-34 and 3.77 total viewers, MTV said Wednesday.

The ratings made The Hills finale the most watched show in its time period among 12-34-year-olds across both cable and broadcast networks.

The Hills Rivals

Rivals Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag - along with Audrina Patridge, Whitney Port and all the bit players - can share in the ratings glory.

The Hills is the top original cable series this year among its demographic - and makes up 7 out of the top 10 cable shows among young viewers.

The season premiere of The Hills in March drew an average of 4.7 million total viewers - the highest-rated cable show of the night, period.

This season of The Hills reached over 43 million total viewers and was the highest rated MTV series since Real World XIV: San Diego in '04.

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