Bravo and Oxygen Media Score Record Ratings on Sunday Night

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February 11th, 2014

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BRAVO AND OXYGEN MEDIA SCORE RECORD RATINGS ON SUNDAY NIGHT

Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Hits A Franchise High With Over 4.6 Million Total Viewers

Oxygen Media Earns Strongest Total Day of the Year With “Snapped: Killer Couples” Delivering Series High Ratings Among Total Viewers

NEW YORK – February 11, 2014 – As part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, Bravo and Oxygen Media delivered record ratings on Sunday night. Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of Atlantamarked the most-watched episode in “The Real Housewives” franchise history delivering over 4.6 million total viewers with over 2.6 million viewers in the P18-49 demo, up 18 percent in both demos from the previous episode (1/26/14), according to Nielsen. Adding to the strength of the night, “Blood, Sweat & Heels” garnered 2.3 million total viewers, up 86 percent from the previous episode (1/26/14).

Bravo also delivered digital success as “The Real Housewives of Atlanta recorded a 26 percent increase in page views, 45 percent increase in page views per unique visitor and 17 percent increase in streams from the prior week's premiere day, earning its best Sunday of the season to date for page views and video streams on both BravoTV.com “The Real Housewives of Atlanta was the #1 most social cable entertainment premiere of the day for tweets per unique author as well as the #1 most tweeted cable entertainment reality premiere of the day with almost 194,000 tweets and almost 48,000 unique authors.

The momentum continued as Oxygen earned its strongest total day among total viewers and most-watched Sunday of the year in primetime with F18-34 and P18-34.  Sunday night’s success was driven by “Snapped: Killer Couples,” which delivered a series high rating with 655,000 total viewers and season high among F18-34, F18-49 and P18-49.  The spin-off of the popular true crime series scored triple digit growth, up 228 percent F18-34, 150 percent F18-49 and 139 percent P18-49 compared to the previous new episode (12/8/13).

For a new episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlantatune in this Sunday, February 16 at 8pm ET/PT, Ready to move on from the pillow talk saga, Kenya plans a grand masquerade ball and extending the olive branch anoints NeNe the guest of honor.  Kenya also ropes her new friend Marlo in to help find bachelors to be auctioned off at the masquerade for NeNe's favorite charity. However, her event is sent into a tailspin at the 11th hour when she learns that NeNe may not even show up.  Meanwhile, Porsha pins her hopes for a future career as an actress on her make or break audition for Kandi's musical. Unsurprisingly, Mama Joyce's meddling returns with a vengeance, forcing Kandi to face what may be the biggest challenge yet to her already fragile relationship with Todd. For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-atlanta/season-6/videos/does-nene-have-a-problem-with-peter

Immediately following is a new episode of “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” which airs this Sunday, February 16 at 9pm ET/PT, It wouldn’t be summer in NYC without a good old-fashioned polo match, but polo isn’t the only game being played on this field.  Mica’s outburst in the Hamptons has all six women jockeying for positions on opposing teams – and with Daisy and Melyssa attempting to play referee, it only reinforces the riff. Later on, Brie and Mica go head-to-head in public while Greg and Demetria have a serious wedding “belle” discussion in private. For a sneak peek, visit:  http://www.bravotv.com/blood-sweat-and-heels/season-1/videos/brie-tells-mica-her-dad-doesn-t-matter

On the next episode of “Snapped: Killer Couples” airing on Sunday, February 16 at 9pm ET/PT, a summer romance takes a dark turn when two outcast teens turn a cross-country joy ride into a full on killing spree. The series is produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Stephen Land and Deborah Dawkins serving as executive producers. For a sneak peek, please visit: http://features.oxygen.com/videos/vid:2724738

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is produced by True Entertainment for Bravo. Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin and Carlos King serve as Executive Producers with Lorraine Haughton serving as a Co-Executive Producer.

“Blood, Sweat & Heels” is produced by Leftfield Pictures with Brent Montgomery, David George, Dominick Pupa, Tess Gamboa, and Caroline Self as Executive Producers.

“Snapped: Killer Couples” is produced by Jupiter Entertainment with Stephen Land and Deborah Dawkins serving as executive producers.

Bravo Source: Nielsen Media Research; Live+Same Day data through 02/09/14; most watched = P2+.Omniture SiteCatalyst; RHATL show site; daily page views, daily unique visitors. SFP video starts 11/3/13-2/9/14; rank based on PV/visitor and total PV. SocialGuide; 2/9/14; Cable nets, all day parts, no sports events or specials, live or new episodes; tweets/unique author, total tweets, and total unique authors.

Oxygen Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS

About Bravo Media

Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.  For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen Media is a multiplatform entertainment brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." The growing cable network is the premier destination for unique and original unscripted programming including “The Face,” "Best Ink," “Preachers of L.A.,” “I’m Having Their Baby” and "Bad Girls Club." Oxygen is a social media trendsetter and leader in engaging modern young women– anywhere, anytime and on any device.  Available in 80 million homes, Oxygen Media is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  For more information visit www.oxygen.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/OxygenPR.

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