via press release:
BRAVO'S ANDY COHEN IS BACK WITH A BRAND NEW SEASON OF "WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE"
PREMIERING JANUARY 14 AT MIDNIGHT ET/PT
Season Two Guests Include Liam Neeson, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Cheyenne Jackson and Ricki Lake Among Others
NEW YORK – January 7, 2010 – Get the cocktails ready and cozy up to the Bravo Clubhouse every Thursday night at midnight when "Watch What Happens: Live,” the late night, interactive, weekly talk show that features guests from the world of entertainment, politics and pop culture, returns with host Andy Cohen. The winter season begins with 22 new episodes starting on Thursday, January 14 at midnight ET/PT, with Tamra Barney from "The Real Housewives of Orange County” and Jeff Lewis from "Flipping Out” as the premiere guests. Other guests this season will include Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, Ricki Lake, Cheyenne Jackson ("30 Rock”) and Oscar-nominated actor Liam Neeson.
"Watch What Happens Live” includes lively debates on everything from the latest Housewives drama to what celebrity is making headlines that week and everything else in between. The fall episodes averaged 521,000 adults 18-49 and 738,000 total viewers. Showing remarkable growth, the show has increased its viewership season-to-date from its premiere by 166 percent among adults 18-49 (vs. 200,000) and 128 percent among total viewers (vs. 334,000). Past guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Jimmy Fallon, Kristen Johnson, Rachel Dratch, Congressman Barney Frank Matthew Broderick, and Anderson Cooper.
For clips from last season's many memorable moments, go to http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live.
Source: Nielsen Media Research Live + 7 Day through 12/13/09, blended with Live + Same Day through 12/17/09