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MTV2's "Hip-Hop Squares" Debut Was Network's Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Launch Ever; See It Now

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act May 23, 2012 at 6:05PM

Announced in March, MTV2 secured rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares... but with one major switch: it'll be called Hip Hop Squares.
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Hip-hop squares

Announced in March, MTV2 secured rights to reboot the classic game show Hollywood Squares... but with one major switch: it'll be called Hip Hop Squares.

The show’s nine tic-tac-toe quadrants will be populated by hip-hop personalities; Nick CannonDJ Khaled, Biz Markie, Ghostface Killah, Fat Joe, Mac Miller and MGK have all signed up to fill the squares; as have Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lamarr Woodley, Jackass crew member Bam Margera and actress Kat Graham.

Hip Hop Squares launched with an initial 10-episode run on MTV2, which started last night actually - Tuesday, May 22 at 11 pm; did any of you remember to check it out? I didn't.

But clearly many did because it's being reported that last night's debut episode became MTV2's "highest rated and most watched series launch in the P12-34 demographic ever!"

P12-34 meaning persons 12 to 34 years old - MTV2's core audience.

So, I'll ask again, anyone watch? Not you? Well, you're in luck, because I embedded the full episode below:

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