via press release:
BRAVO'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF D.C." BECOMES SECOND HIGHEST RATED FRESHMAN SERIES IN HOUSEWIVES FRANCHISE
"Watch What Happens: Live" Earns Highest Rated Episode Of The Season
NEW YORK - October 8, 2010 - Bravo's "The Real Housewives of D.C." ends it first season run as the second highest rated freshman series in the "Real Housewives" franchise among total viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. The season averaged 1.36 million total viewers and 843,000 adults 18-49. BravoTV.com's showsite for "The Real Housewives of D.C." posted 19 million page views, 1 million unique visitors, and 775,000 video streams during the season.
Additionally, "Watch What Happens: Live" marked its highest rated episode of the third season last night, delivering 1.1 million total viewers and 695,000 adults 18-49. For clips from last night's episode, which featured Tareq and Michaele Salahi from "The Real Housewives of D.C." and Nene Leakes from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta", go to: http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/season-3/videos/the-salahis-on-watch-what-happens-live-part-i
Bravo gives fans of "The Real Housewives of D.C." a double dose of drama when it airs the two-part reunion special, airing Thursday, October 14, 9p.m. ET/PT and Thursday, October 21, 9p.m. ET/PT. For a sneak peak at the reunion special, check out:http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-dc/season-1/videos/dc-housewives-are-ready-to-talk.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 10/07/10. Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst; 08/05/10-10/07/10 for total season; Page Views, Monthly Uniques, and Short-Form Video Starts; 10/07/10 vs. 09/30/10 for premiere-day comparison.)
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