MTV2’s ‘Hip Hop Squares’ Sets Ratings Record

Movies & TV

Adelle Platon / May 25, 2012

The more modern and musically inclined version of the popular game show “Hollywood Squares,” the debut of MTV2’s “Hip Hop Squares” is already a hit.

According to, the show’s launch in the 12-34 year-old demographic set off the cable network’s highest-rated and most-watched series with a 0.39 rating.

Compared to MTV2’s latest series premiere of “Nitro Circus,” ‘Squares’ was up 30%. The rap star-studded debut featured artists Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, Tech N9ne, Ghostface Killah, Childish Gambino, Machine Gun Kelly, and Mac Miller.

There’s no doubt more success is to come.