Varierty reports that the Tuesday night finale of MTV's 11th season of " Real World " was the most-watched episode in the series' history, drawing 5.5 million viewers.

It also scored a 6.1 cable rating in 12- to 34-year-olds, MTV's core demo. Among MTV's cable households, the episode garnered a 4.4 rating. The performance tops ratings performances during earlier parts of this season when "Real World Chicago" led into ratings monster "The Osbournes."

Tuesday night's episode was followed by the fourth and final episode of "Diary Presents: Brandy -- Special Delivery." That show drew 3.7 million viewers, a 4.1 cable rating in viewers 12-34 and a 3.3 cable household rating.