Bravo Ranks Number One Cable Network in 8PM Hour

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July 16th, 2013

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via press release:


“The Real Housewives Of New Jersey” Earns 2.7 Million Total Viewers

“Watch What Happens Live” Delivers Most-Watched Episode Of The Season With 1.2 Million Total Viewers


NEW YORK – July 16, 2013 – Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” scored 2.7 million total viewers and 1.5 million A18-49 on Sunday night, up 24 percent and 20 percent, respectively, from the prior week’s episode (7/7/13), making Bravo the #1 cable network in the 8PM hour for A18-49 and the #1 ad-supported cable network among total viewers, according to Nielsen. Later that night, “Watch What Happens Live,” hosted by Andy Cohen, was the most-watched episode of the season to-date, with guests Kathy Wakile and sister Rosie Pierri, garnering 1.2 million total viewers, up 14 percent from the prior Sunday’s episode (7/7/13).

Tune in tonight at 11p.m. ET/PT, as “Watch What Happens Live” celebrates its four-year anniversary with guests Guiliana Rancic and Bill Rancic. “Watch What Happens Live” is Bravo's late-night, interactive talk show that features guests from the world of entertainment, politics, and pop culture. Hosted by Andy Cohen, the series includes lively debates on everything from fashion, the latest on everyone's favorite Bravolebrities, and what celebrity is making headlines that week. For more information, visit:

Tune in to “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” next Sunday at 8pm et/pt,  as all bets are off when a brawl erupts between Teresa's husband, Joe, and brother, Joe. Melissa, Kathy and Teresa seethe with anger as the fate of this family hangs in the balance.  Caroline attempts to help pull this family back from the brink of destruction with the help of a much-needed professional. For a sneak peek, go to:

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” is produced by Sirens Media, LLC for Bravo.  Rebecca Toth Diefenbach, Valerie Haselton Drescher, Lucilla D'Agostino, Jackie Stemple and Lenid Rolov serve as executive producers.

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

Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 7/14/13, 8PM hour rank based on strict daypart and includes all measured cable and ad-supported cable nets respectively.

  • AppleStinx

    It must have been a sub-par week for the O’Reilly Factor.

  • Dorothy

    @AppleStinx O’Reilly doesn’t air on Sunday, for when this PR release is.

  • AppleStinx


    I’m aware of that, and of Bravo’s spin by omission. Their headline for this press release was “Bravo Ranks Number One Cable Network in 8PM hour”.

  • BigShirl_Whats_Happenin

    Moving RHONJ away from Breaking Amish at 10pm was a smart move for Bravo. Amish killed them last fall.

  • phengphanh

    Add the realtor Jennifer to the cast full time. She is really interesting and she got a black hubby.

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