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April 23, 2014

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'Glee': Highest-Rated New Scripted Series

by Audrey Fine, posted Apr 28th 2010 4:00PM
Sue Sylvester's cheerios have something significant to cheer -- and sing -- about: With its ratings on Tuesday night, 'Glee' has edged past ABC's laugh-riot 'Modern Family' to become the highest-rated new scripted series of the season.

Thanks in part to 'American Idol' having run a few minutes late, the 'Glee' gang attracted an impressive 12.6 million viewers and, in a week that saw most shows slip in the ratings, held steady with last week's numbers.

With that heady one-two punch, FOX handily won the night, followed by CBS, whose 'NCIS' (15.9 million) and 'The Good Wife' (12.1 million) both posted season lows.

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