“Glee’s” tribute to the late Whitney Houston was a ratings success. The show’s Whitney-inspired episode helped guide Fox to a Tuesday night victory in the coveted 18 to 49 demo. According to “The Hollywood Reporter,” Fox averaged a two-point-four rating and brought in almost seven-million viewers last Â night. Tuesday night’s episode of “Glee” featured the cast performing such Houston hits as “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “How Will I Know,” and “I Have Nothing.” “Glee” also paid their respects to Whitney shortly after her death back in February.
The show featured the message “We Will Always Love You” as the end credits came to a close. Fans can catch another all-new episode of “Glee” next Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Fox. Â Check Out All The Videos…
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Glee’s Whitney Houston tribute episode pulled in nearly 7 million viewers on Tuesday night, says preliminary Nielsen overnight data.
‘Dance With Somebody’ picked up 6.9m and a demo rating of 2.7 with 18-49 adults, rising sharply off its all-time low last week.
However, Zooey Deschanel’s New Girl dipped to 5.2m (2.6) in the 9pm hour, despite a higher Glee lead-in.
Still, Fox pipped NBC to top primetime, with The Biggest Loser (6.8m/2.2), The Voice (8.7m/3.2) and Fashion Star (4.6m/1.6) earning the Peacock Network a second place finish.
Private Practice gave ABC a significant boost at 10pm with 8.4m (2.2), having fallen under 7m last week.