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Jon & Kate Plus 8: Season Premiere Sets Ratings Record

May 28, 2009 05:39 PM by Britteny Elrick


With all of the drama surrounding their relationship and the constant bombardment of tabloid rumors, the Gosselins have drawn a lot of attention to their show. Last Monday, the season premiere ofJon & Kate Plus 8received not only the highest TLC ratings in history but of any cable reality TV series.

Over 9.8 million people watched the season premiere of Jon & Kate Plus 8. According to Variety, only 4.6 million viewers watched last season’s finale, which held the current ratings record for TLC. In comparison, the Gosselins also out shined other popular network reality shows such as the Bachelorette, which only had 6 million tune in last Monday.

So will the momentum last? Or were people just curious to see how they would handle the filming amidst all their issues? Time will only tell, but you can be sure this isn’t the end of the story.

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