via press release:
BRAVO'S "REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA" NO. 1 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK
BRAVO'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA" IS NO. 1 CABLE ENTERTAINMENT TELECAST FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK
Series Boasts Triple Digit Growth – Pacing As Highest Rated "Real Housewives" Series In The Franchise
NEW YORK – September 18, 2009 – For the third consecutive week, Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" outshined the competition, earning the top spot as the No. 1 cable entertainment telecast on Thursday, according to Nielsen Media Research. The series once again beat an original episode of "Project Runway" in the coveted adults 18-49 and women 18-49 demos. Bravo ranked No. 1 in prime (8-11 p.m.) among adults 18-49 versus cable entertainment networks and No. 1 among women 18-49 across all of cable.
This week's episode scored an impressive 2.2 million adults 18-49 and 1.74 million women 18-49. On pace to be the highest rated "Real Housewives" series in the franchise, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" boasts impressive triple-digit year-over-year growth in every metric. Additionally, through eight episodes, the ratings juggernaut is averaging 2.04 million adults 18-49 and 2.90 million total viewers, up a whopping 106 percent and 121 percent respectively versus the season one average.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day through 9/17/09
Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC Universal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.