UPDATE: Summit has announced that The Twilight Saga: New Moon has officially set a new all-time midnight box office record, taking in $26.27M from 3514 theaters.
The all-time record for midnight showings is held by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which took in $22.2M on a Tuesday night on its way to a 5-day weekend total of $158M. (source)
Move over Batman, there's a new hero in town and his name is Edward Friggin' Cullen! :)
Congratulations Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Chris Weitz, Stephenie Meyer (The Holy) and rest of he fabulous cast and crew! WELL done! :)