Gossip Girl Ratings Shatter Previous Bests

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With Monday's episode, "The Dark Night," Gossip Girl broke all its previous ratingss records, skyrocketing to all-time series highs in every category - including women 18-34 (4.2 rating / 12 share), adults 18-34 (2.7/8), women 18-49 (3.0/8), adults 18-49 (1.9/5) and total viewers (3.7 million), according to Nielsen.

Gossip Girl improved dramatically over all its previous highs (which came during the Season 2 premiere, "Summer, Kind of Wonderful"): women 18-34 (+27%), adults 18-34 (+17%), women 18-49 (+25%) and adults 18-49 (+12%).

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Congrats to the writers, producers and cast of Gossip Girl on this news! It is no small feat to live up to the hype, but the first three episodes of Season Two have been totally awesome, and it's great to see people are tuning in.

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