NBC announced today that it has renewed the series that is reportedly the No. 1 most watched new alternative series of the summer. The network picked up “Songland” for a second season.
The show enables viewers to immediately download or stream the winning song following each episode, which has propelled each of the “Songland” songs to the top of the charts.
“Songland” has produced multiple chart-topping hits including six songs that have achieved a No. 1 ranking on an iTunes music chart.
“So far this summer, ‘Songland’ is averaging a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers overall in ‘live plus seven day’ Nielsens, making it the summer’s #1 most-watched new alternative series,” NBC said. “After 35 days of digital and linear delayed viewing, including encores, ‘Songland’ grows to a 1.9 rating in 18-49 and 7.6 million viewers overall.”
The announcement adds: “In its Tuesday and Wednesday timeslots, ‘Songland’ has remained undefeated this summer in total viewers versus its ABC, CBS and Fox competition (‘live plus same day’).”
Click here to read the full announcement, which includes details about the songs that have been featured on the show.