via press release:
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Delivers 3.1 Million Total Viewers Up 30 Percent
“Shahs of Sunset” Finale Earns Highest Rated Episode Of The Season With More Than 1.5 Million Total Viewers And Network Greenlights Season Two
NEW YORK – April 17, 2012 – Bravo Media hit ratings highs on Sunday night as “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion part one delivered its highest rated reunion episode in series history with 3.1 million total viewers and 2.1 million adults 18-49, making Bravo the #1 cable network on television among adults 18-49 in the 9PM hour, according to Nielsen. Sunday night’s episode was up 30 percent among adults 18-49 and 30 percent among total viewers compared to last season’s reunion (2/13/11).
Adding to Sunday night’s ratings success, the season one finale of “Shahs of Sunset” earned its most watched episode of the season with over 1.5 million total viewers and 1 million adults 18-49. Compared to last week’s episode, the season finale spiked 20 percent among adults 18-49 and 15 percent among total viewers. Based on the show’s success the network greenlit a second season of the series from Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Additionally, "Watch What Happens Live" hosted by Andy Cohen with guests Reza Farahan, Asa Soltan Rahmati and Mike Shouhed from “Shahs of Sunset” scored an impressive 1.4 million total viewers and 942,000 adults 18- 49, up 31 percent and 44 percent, respectively, from last Sunday’s episode. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion continues with part two on Thursday, April 19th at 9:00PM ET/PT and part three on Sunday, April 22nd at 9:00PM ET/PT. For a sneak peek of Thursday’s episode, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-atlanta/season-4/videos/hole-vs-hole.
Tonight on “Watch What Happens Live” at 11:00PM ET/PT Andy is joined by Ana Gasteyer from ABC’s “Suburgatory” and Loretta Devine from Lifetime’s “The Client List.” For clips of Sunday’s episode visit: http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/season-6/videos/.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data, 9P hour rank- strict daypart including ad-supported cable nets, 2/13/11- RHATL3 reunion part one.
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