High School Musical 2 makes history

Zac EfronThe debut of High School Musical 2, starring Zac Efron, drew in 17.24 million viewers, making it the most watched show of any kind in the history of basic cable. The film aired 18 months after the original made-for-TV movie, High School Musical, which debuted to an audience of 7.8 million viewers for its debut, and launched DVDs and CDs that generated over $100 million in revenue, as well as a concert tour featuring the original stars. The third movie in the series will be a feature film with a theatrical release.

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  1. Ed Davis • August 20, 2007 @ 12:01 PM

    I’m not surprised; who WOULDN’T want to see the sequel to High School Musical???

  2. Marcia • August 20, 2007 @ 1:04 PM

    I didn’t get a chance to see it. =(
    Was it as good as the first?

  3. Montana Dan • August 20, 2007 @ 2:58 PM

    I loved it!

  4. Taylor • August 20, 2007 @ 4:42 PM

    I agree that Sharpay was in it too much and that it should be way more focused on Troy and Gabriella. The first one was way better. This one was okay, but not quite the same. I am looking forward to seeing the theater release of the third one!

  5. Anonymous • August 20, 2007 @ 6:35 PM

    it wasn’t that good!!

  6. madeline • August 20, 2007 @ 8:51 PM

    I did like the movie and I think that it was way better than the first one and My favorite character was Sharpey but she was in the musical too much they should have gave other people a chance.

  7. "They call me Mrs. Ribs!" • August 20, 2007 @ 9:24 PM

    Another solid hit for the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL gang;should have been a feature.

  8. applebottomz • August 20, 2007 @ 9:46 PM

    i loved high school musical but mostly because corbin was in it, i have to say that he was the only reasoned i watched the two movies, but the movies were good styll and very fun and enjoyable

  9. Anonymous • August 20, 2007 @ 10:38 PM

    sharpay was the best part, but the movie was bad. they didnt act very well and too much singing

  10. kate • August 20, 2007 @ 11:04 PM

    I love the high school musical 2 and i can’t wait to see high school musical 3

  11. Mossy • August 21, 2007 @ 9:37 AM

    OMG! It’s amazing.

  12. Randy in the Mountains • August 21, 2007 @ 11:48 AM

    The High School Musical Tour was the single greatest stage show I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen the Stones.

  13. Anonymous • August 21, 2007 @ 12:29 PM

    it was great, the songs were way better than the first movie, i almost cried during the break-up song. i really REALLY didnt like the dancing that was going on tho…
    i cant understand why it was so bad if kenny ortega did the choreography.
    oh well… zac efron definately grew up alot between the two movies and i must add that it was a good thing.

    wait a second did someone just say there was too much singing?!
    its called High School MUSICAL! emphasis on the musical part…lol

  14. gabriella • August 21, 2007 @ 1:40 PM

    I liked it but not as much as the first one…the fist is just classic

  15. Anonymous • August 21, 2007 @ 2:39 PM

    they shouldn’t make another high school musical. both of them weren’t good and their acting was pretty bad.

  16. Sarpay • August 21, 2007 @ 3:13 PM

    I hate gabriella wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwy did they haveto kiss i love zac and now i hate you vannessa

  17. Marisa • August 21, 2007 @ 3:47 PM

    Any guy who can make a girl forget about JT has gotta be something special! Luv u, Zac! Call me!!!

  18. sk8tergirl • August 21, 2007 @ 6:42 PM

    Awsome movie. I HAVE to see Haunted High School Musical.I think that it is coming to theaters in October 2008.

  19. HSM fan!! • August 21, 2007 @ 7:41 PM

    I luv hsm!

  20. Anonymous • August 22, 2007 @ 7:24 AM

    Zac Efron is the hottest thing on two legs!

  21. Stanley Lee Leeson • August 22, 2007 @ 12:13 PM

    Ok sequel to (arguably) the single most important movie of the last twenty-five years.

  22. Gretchen • August 22, 2007 @ 12:17 PM

    Zac is Tom Cruise without all the weirdness! I’ve also read he’s partial to thongs…:)

  23. brian • August 22, 2007 @ 8:47 PM

    I love sharpay and ryan and high school musical is the tv movie ever

  24. Anonymous • August 22, 2007 @ 11:43 PM

    I really hope the rumours of Spielberg helming HSM3 are true!

  25. brittany • September 2, 2007 @ 11:31 PM

    u r so cute!!!!

  26. brittany • September 2, 2007 @ 11:32 PM

    troy u r so cute and hot i love u and gaberilla

  27. michelle • September 9, 2007 @ 1:12 AM

    well i want gossip on gab u know heres total gossip if u wanna know gab striped all of her cloths and send them to troy lol

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