Bravo Delivers Its Best Ever Primetime Ratings on January 6 With 'Real Housewives of Atlanta', 'Shahs of Sunset' & Premiere of 'Vanderpump Rules'

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January 8th, 2013

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BRAVO MEDIA DELIVERS ITS BEST NIGHT EVER ON JANUARY 6

 

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Scores Season High with 3.7 Million Total Viewers and

“Shahs of Sunset” Delivers Series High with 2.5 Million Total Viewers

Premiere of “Vanderpump Rules” on Monday at 10 p.m. Garners

Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers

 

NEW YORK – January 8, 2012 – Bravo Media kicks off 2013 with its best night ever in primetime among total viewers and its strongest Sunday night in the network’s history among A18-49 behind the strength of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Shahs of Sunset” in their new time period at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Featuring a highly-anticipated break up between Kenya and her man, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” garnered its highest-rated episode of the season with 3.7 million total viewers and ranked number one in the time slot across all cable networks among A18-49 and A25-54. In addition, premiere of “Vanderpump Rules” on Monday night at 10 p.m. delivered over 1 million A18-49, over 1.2 million A25-54 and 1.9 million total viewers, making it the network’s highest rated new series launch since “Bethenny Getting Married?” (6/10/10).

 

In “Shahs of Sunset” the crew headed to Cabo for a spicy getaway, which landed the show its highest-rated episode of the series among all key demos, delivering 2.5 million total viewers. Showing strong season-over-season growth, the January 6 episode was up 62 percent among A18-49 (vs. over 1 million viewers), up 58 percent in A25-54 (vs. 910,000) and up 61 percent among total viewers (vs. over 1.5 million), compared to last season’s sixth episode.

 

Sunday’s season nine premiere of Watch What Happens Live hosted by Andy Cohen with guests Nene Leakes and Gregg Leakes, from the “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” drew over 1.7 million total viewers and over 1 million A18-49. Tonight at 11:00PM ET/PT, Al Roker of NBC’s “Today” and Busy Philipps of TBS’s “Cougar Town” join Andy in the clubhouse.

 

On the next episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Sunday, January 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Phaedra and Apollo are eager to begin working on their Donkey Booty video, but things go awry when Kenya feels she’s worth more of a cut than Phaedra is willing to offer. As NeNe takes up residence in Hollywood, she struggles with how to focus on her acting and leaves the home details to Gregg. Kandi celebrates Todd's birthday with a huge surprise party, but becomes defensive when Kenya interferes with Todd's celebration. For a sneak peek of next week’s episode, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-atlanta/season-5/videos/kenya-tries-to-get-phaedras-back-end

 

In part two of the Mexican fiesta, the “Shahs of Sunset” find a way to kiss and make-up after an explosive showdown in a new episode on Sunday, January 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. GG scrambles to pull together her launch party for her new line of hair extensions, while trying to fan the flames with her love interest Omid. After going out to get their Heyvoon Vasi on, Reza, Asa and Mike question whether Lilly is as good a fit in the group and MJ begins to stumble her way back into their hearts. For a look at the new episode visit: http://www.bravotv.com/shahs-of-sunset/season-2/videos/stumbling-sloppy-and-sweaty

 

On the next episode of “Vanderpump Rules,” on Monday at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Lisa enlists the help of her SUR staff to celebrate Gay Pride with an over-the-top parade float, but when Stassi catches Scheana and Jax flirting, the fighting and fallout threaten to ruin the day. Jax desperately wants to get his relationship with Stassi back on track, but his drunken behavior at a SUR birthday party might be the final straw that ends his relationship with Stassi for good.

 

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is produced by True Entertainment for Bravo. Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Omid Kahangi and Megan Sanchez-Warner serve as Executive Producers.

 

"Shahs of Sunset" is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions for Bravo with Ryan Seacrest, Adam Sher and Kris Curry serving as executive producers on the series. Eric Gardner serves as a co-executive producer.

 

"Watch What Happens Live" is produced by Embassy Row for Bravo. Michael Davies and Andy Cohen serve as executive producers.

 

“Vanderpump Rules” is produced by Evolution Media with Douglas Ross, Greg Stewart, Alex Baskin, Bill Langworthy, Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd serving as Executive Producers.

 

Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data.

 

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  • Dillon

    I’m guessing Housewives of Beverly Hills did bad seeing its not mentioned at all?

  • Luke

    I wouldn’t think that Vanderpump Rules did higher than Beverly Hills since BH has gotten over 2 million total viewers for its last 4 episodes.

  • wallaby2012

    Vanderpump is just awful. Could not make it through the episode and it is OFF my DVR list.

  • amber

    ditto wallaby2012. Lisa has fallen off her pedestal.

  • agoodboy

    Considering Vanderpump Rules was 1.7 million viewers behind Atlanta and all the publicity the boss did , it must be considered a complete failure. I have to admit, it was awful!!!!

  • heather

    this show need to be cancelled shah of sunset i grab my remote and turn when that show comes on that show is trashy and boring.

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