"Journey to Regionals" was watched by 10.92 million American viewers and attained the highest finale rating for a new show in the 2009–2010 television season. Club deemed it among the best of the entire season, and Time roots, justifying its renewal for a second season.The episode was the most-watched scripted show of the week of broadcast in the 18-49 demographic, and received generally positive reviews from critics. In contrast, Brett Berk of Vanity Fair felt that "Journey to Regionals" was a mediocre episode, while Jean Bentley of MTV found it uneven, representative of the season as a whole.In "Journey to Regionals", New Directions performs at Regionals in front of celebrity judges Josh Groban, Olivia Newton-John, Rod Remington (Bill A. Club member Quinn (Dianna Agron) gives birth to her daughter, Beth, whom rival glee club coach Shelby Corcoran (Idina Menzel) adopts.Co-captains Finn (Cory Monteith) and Rachel (Lea Michele) reunite, and director Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) professes his love for guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury (Jayma Mays).Hoult and Lawrence started dating in 2010 and broke up for the first time in 2013.Later that year, the two got back together, and then split for the second time in July 2014. A source told the publication, “It’s early days but things between them are ticking along nicely. Nicholas is very low key so at first, Dianna would just tag along with him to the pub and she’d be part of the gang.Like everyone else in the Glee cast, Dianna Agron is in mourning right now.The actress - who starred for three seasons as Quinn Fabray and whose character dated Cory Monteith's Finn at the outset of the series - has released a statement in light of her former colleague's passing.
We’re sure the couple has probably been pretty busy, you know, being in love and married and stuff, but whenever they want to throw up an Instagram pic of the setting — we’re ready!Although New Directions comes in last in the competition, Sue persuades Principal Figgins (Iqbal Theba) not to disband the club for another year.The episode features cover versions of nine songs, seven of which are included on the EP Glee: The Music, Journey to Regionals, released on June 8, 2010.The album charted at number one in America, setting the record for the shortest span between first weeks at the top of the Billboard 200 with different releases, charting only three weeks after the soundtrack album Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers also reached number one.While "Journey to Regionals" is the first episode of Glee to have none of its musical performances released as singles, all six EP tracks charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Canadian Hot 100.