via press release:
ALMOST 6 MILLION VIEWERS WATCHED THE SEASON FINALE TELECASTS OF REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD AND SECOND GENERATION WAYANS ON BET!
REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD Is The #1 Sitcom On Cable Among Adults 18-49 And SECOND GENERATION WAYANS Is The #2 New Sitcom On Cable Among Adults 18-49 This Season
March 22, 2013—BET continues to dominate primetime with last night’s finale telecasts of breakout hits REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD and SECOND GENERATION WAYANS. Closing out the season with stellar ratings, REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD is now cable’s #1 sitcom among all adults 18-49 so far this season, outperforming all new and returning sitcoms. The series finale is also cable’s #1 weeknight sitcom telecast in March among all viewers. SECOND GENERATION WAYANS finished its season as cable’s #2 new sitcom among all adults 18-49 this season, only behind REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD. For the month of March, SECOND GENERATION WAYANS’ series finale is the #1 cable sitcom telecast in its 10:30 P.M.* time-slot.
The BET Season Finale of REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD premiered Tuesday night to a total of 2.2 million viewers during its 10:00 p.m.* premiere. When combined with REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD’S 11:00 P.M.* encore, the finale episode attracted 3.4 million total viewers. And, SECOND GENERATION WAYANS 10:30 P.M.* premiere drew 1.3 million total viewers. When combined with SECOND GENERATION WAYANS’ 11:30 P.M.* encore, the premiere episode attracted 2.2 million total viewers. In total, BET’s entire Tuesday night scripted block garnered almost 6 million total viewers from 10:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M.!
On the digital side, BET’s hashtag #RHOHFinale trended at #3 worldwide on Twitter during the 10:00 p.m.* premiere, and Nicole Ari Parker and Tisha Campbell Martin were also top trends. In addition, 13.9 million visits have been made to Real Husband and Second Generations content on BET.com since the premiere date.
Source: BET Corporate Research via Nielsen Company ?LIVE + SAME DAY DATA; Omniture 1/15/13 – 3/19/13.
*All times are ET/PT.
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BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks – BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.