August 20, 2007

TOO BAD HOLLYWOOD NEVER LISTENS:

"High School" sequel smashes ratings record (Nellie Andreeva, 8/20/07, Hollywood Reporter)

Disney Channel's highly anticipated "High School Musical 2" danced its way to history Friday night when 17.24 million viewers tuned in, making the original movie's debut the most-watched basic cable telecast of all time. [...]

Overall, "Musical 2" was the most watched program on television since the season finale of Fox's hit drama "House" on May 29 logged 17.26 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Additionally, "Musical 2" ranked as the most-watched TV telecast ever in kids 6-11 (6.1 million) as well as the most-watched entertainment telecast ever (and the second-highest-rated overall, behind only the 2004 Super Bowl) among tweens 9-14 (5.9 million).

The numbers, which include an eye-popping 9.4 million cable homes, would be even higher if the fact that many kids and parents nationwide gathered to watch at viewing parties was taken into account. Posted by Orrin Judd at August 20, 2007 8:33 AM

Comments

Disney isn't part of Hollywood?

Posted by: Brandon at August 20, 2007 2:12 PM
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