via press release:
BRAVO SHATTERS RECORDS DELIVERING HIGHEST MONDAY TELECAST IN NETWORK HISTORY AMONG ALL KEY DEMOS"The Real Housewives Of New Jersey” Pulls In Hair-Raising 3.29 Million Viewers, Becoming the Highest Rated Non-Finale Episode of the Series
"Watch What Happens: Live” Hosted by Andy Cohen Scores Series High 2.4 Million Viewers
NEW YORK – July 13, 2010 – Seven time 2010 Primetime Emmy-nominated Bravo records series highs for "Watch What Happens: Live” and "The Real Housewives of New Jersey” delivering the highest Monday telecast in network history among all key demos, according to Nielsen Media Research. Last night's episode of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey” attracted a hair-raising 3.29 million total viewers and 2.28 million adults 18-49, becoming the highest rated non-finale episode of the series. In addition, "Watch What Happens: Live" scored a record breaking 2.4 million total viewers and 1.65 million adults 18-49, making it Bravo's highest rated late night telecast ever and the highest rated episode in series history across all key demos.
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey” continues to deliver double-digit growth versus season one, averaging 2.49 total million viewers, up 15 percent. In next week's episode, the law does not seem to be on anyone's side as Danielle seeks her day in court and Jacqueline struggles to get Ashley to face the seriousness of her actions (Monday, July 19th at 10 P.M. ET/PT).
Hosted by Bravo's Andy Cohen, "Watch What Happens: Live,” the late night interactive talk show, has averaged 1.47 million total viewers since moving to its 11pm time slot in April. Next week Cohen hosts guests Flipping Out's Jeff Lewis and New Jersey Housewife, Danielle Staub, (Monday, July 19th at 10 P.M. ET/PT). For clips from last night's show, which featured interviews with Jersey Housewives' Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita, go to: http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/videos/more-time-with-teresa-and-jacqueline
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 7/12/10.