Bravo’s ‘Watch What Happens Live’ Earns Highest-Rated Premiere of the Series With Over 1.7 Million Total Viewers

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Featuring Teresa And Joe Giudice From “The Real Housewives of New Jersey”

NEW YORK – June 19, 2012 – Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” earned its highest rated season premiere ever among all key demos with over 1.7 million total viewers and 1 million adults 18 – 49, marking a double digit increase (64 percent and 59 percent respectively) compared to the season six premiere (1/8/12). Hosted by Andy Cohen, the season seven premiere on Sunday, June 17th featured Teresa and Joe Giudice from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” who discussed the struggles they have been experiencing with their family this season. For clips from Sunday’s episode visit: .

On tonight’s show at 11pm ET/PT, host Andy Cohen will share a cocktail with Niecy Nash who is currently starring in “The Soul Man” on TV Land and Gretchen Rossi from “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter at

“Watch What Happens Live” airs Sundays through Thursdays at 11:00pm ET/PT and includes lively debates on everything from the latest Housewives drama to what celebrity is making headlines that week and everything else in-between. Past guests include Sarah Jessica Parker, Liam Neeson, Tina Fey, Anderson Cooper, Molly Shannon, Kelly Ripa, Holly Hunter, Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Chenoweth, Jimmy Fallon, Rachel Dratch and Matthew Broderick. For clips from the show, go to

“Watch What Happens Live” is produced by Embassy Row with Michael Davies serving as Executive Producer.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data.

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