via press release:
BRAVO’S “THE” SCORES NEARLY 4 MILLION VIEWERS MARKING THE SECOND MOST WATCHED EPISODE IN FRANCHISE HISTORY
“,” Hosted by Andy Cohen, Scores Season High In All Key Demos
NEW YORK – January 31, 2012 – Bravo Media’s “The” hits ratings gold as Sunday’s telecast scored a season high, as well as the second highest-rated episode in The Real Housewives franchise history (second only to The season 3 finale), according to Nielsen. The episode, following the ladies on an African adventure, garnered 3.95 million total viewers and 2.67 million adults 18-49, up double-digits from last week’s episode. The fourth season of “The ” is an average of 14 percent and 10 percent higher than the previous season, respectively. For more information, visit WWW.BRAVOTV.COM. Follow us on Twitter at HTTPS://TWITTER.COM/BRAVOPR.
Additionally, Sunday night’s episode of Bravo’s interactive late night talk show "" with guests Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann delivered 1.6 million total viewers, marking a season high among all key demos, up 42 percent compared to last Sunday’s episode (1/22/12). On tonight’s show at 11pm ET/PT, host Andy Cohen will be joined by three of the ladies from “ ” - Abbey Elliott, Nasim Pedrad and Vanessa Bayer. For a clip from Sunday’s episode, visit: HTTP://WWW.BRAVOTV.COM/WATCH-WHAT-HAPPENS-LIVE/SEASON-6/VIDEOS/RUMBLE-IN-THE-JUNGLE
Tune in a week from Sunday, on February 12 at 9p.m ET/PT, when the ladies' South African vacation continues with the “Talls” and “Smalls” moving beyond Sheree and Marlo's intense showdown. After blowing off some steam at a Cape Town nightclub, the women travel to the luxurious Shamwari Game Reserve. On safari, NeNe finds herself caught between the competing attention of Marlo and Cynthia, while Sheree, Phaedra and Kandi learn about the pharmaceutical benefits of elephant dung. Later, the entire group has an opportunity to visit a South African orphanage, where they are touched by the children and leave with the sense that this trip has been a life-changing experience. For a sneak peek go to: HTTP://WWW.BRAVOTV.COM/THE-REAL-HOUSEWIVES-OF-ATLANTA/SEASON-4/VIDEOS/ATLANTA-ON-SAFARI
Source: Nielsen, LS data through 1/29/12, RH franchise record: includes all regular season episodes.