Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Want to guess the ratings for last night's "Glee" episode?

"So after weeks of hype (the White House! Oprah! Rolling Stone!), the music-filled series about a struggling high school glee club finally got its powerhouse timeslot (for an original episode) last night, so how did it do in the ratings?"

Playbill reports:

Spectacularly: the show garnered a series-record 13.6 viewers and a 5.7 rating in the coveted 18-49 demographic in overnight metrics, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“Glee” retained 67% of the viewers of “American Idol” and 79% of the singing reality show’s 18-49 rating.

This is a huge jump from the show’s premiere on May 19, 2009, with 9.6 million viewers and a 3.9 in the 18-49 demo, and above the series’ fall season average of 7.1million viewers and a 3.2 in the 18-49 demo.