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Sales of Bridgerton Novels, Which Inspired Hit Show, Have Exploded Since Netflix Premiere
The first book in the series, The Duke and I, has maintained the number one spot on The New York Times' bestsellers list for three weeks straight . Other novels in the historical romance series aren't far behind. © Provided by People LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page in Bridgerton What does the immense success of both the show and the books mean for fans of the romance genre? Readers can expect more "dazzling" adaptations to come.
‘s Feb. 20 telecast, featuring Bridgerton star in his hosting debut and musical guest Bad Bunny, drew a 4.2 rating household Live+Same Day rating in the 44 metered local markets and a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters.
That was up a tenth in households and 18-49 from last week’s show hosted by Regina King with musical guest Nathaniel Rateliff. Nick Jonas is the host and musical guest next week.
For the first time in its history, SNL remains #1 among all comedies on broadcast and cable in 18-49 and total viewers (L+7) this season. In social interactions, this season’s SNL is up 31% through 11 episodes vs. through 11 episodes last season.
Bridgerton Becomes Netflix's 'Biggest Series Ever' as A Teacher Tops Hulu's Most-Watched List
Bridgerton has been renewed for season 2 by Netflix, while FX on Hulu's A Teacher will only have one seasonOn Wednesday, Netflix announced in a blog post that Bridgerton, the hit period drama that was recently renewed for season 2, has become the streaming service's "biggest show ever.
Of the videos from last night’s episodes, garnering most YouTube views as of Sunday morning behind the, taking on the Gina Carano; Ted Cruz and Andrew Cuomo controversies; the Page’s and are: The Job Interview, which proposes Netflix to take the raciness of Bridgerton several steps further; Drivers License, featuring unexpected fans of Olivia Rodrigo’s anthem; Sea Shanty and Loco ft. Bad Bunny. Watch them below:
DRIVERS LICENSE SNL SKETCH IS THE BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT EVER IM SHAKING
— Olivia Rodrigo (@Olivia_Rodrigo)
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‘SNL’s Weekend Update Torches Ted Cruz Over His Ill-Timed Cancún Trip .
Saturday Night Live went all-in on Ted Cruz, eviscerating the Texas Senator for flying to sunny Cancún for a family vacation while his state was paralyzed by a deadly winter storm. Cruz was played by Aidy Bryant in the Cold Open, delivering a non-apology apology. SNL‘s Weekend Update anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che piled on the mounting criticism of Cruz. Jost blasted Cruz for blaming his daughters over the decision to go to Mexico.