via press release:
BRAVO MEDIA RANKS #1 IN PRIMETIME THIS PAST SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ATLANTA POWERHOUSE “THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA” AND “MARRIED TO MEDICINE”
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Scores its Highest-Rated Reunion Episode in Series History Among All Key Demos
“Married To Medicine” Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers; Up Double-Digits
NEW YORK – April 9, 2013 – Bravo Media was “Gone with the Wind Fabulous” this past Sunday night, ranking as the #1 cable network in primetime among A18-49 and A25-54 with a full night of Hotlanta action. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” delivered its highest-rated reunion episode in series history among all key demos, drawing over 3.6 million total viewers. With Kenya and Phaedra’s rivalry taking center stage, Sunday night’s Reunion Part I was up 26 percent among A18-49 with over 2.3 million viewers and up 20 percent among total viewers versus the prior week’s season finale, according to Nielsen. Immediately following, “Married to Medicine” scored 1.8 million total viewers and 1.2 million A18-49, up 31 percent and 60 percent, respectively, from the prior episode (3/31/13). This also marked the highest-rated episode of the season to-date among A18-49.
On the heels of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” success, Bravo launches two series featuring resident Georgia Peaches, Kandi Burruss and Kim Zolciak. The series premiere of “The Kandi Factory,” featuring the Grammy Award-winner Burruss airing tonight at 10p.m. ET/PT, and season two of Zolciak’s “Don’t Be Tardy…” premiering April 16 with back-to-back episodes at 9p.m. and 9:30p.m. ET/PT.
Watch “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Reunion Part II on Sunday, April 14 at 8p.m. ET/PT, when Kim Zolciak returns to hash it out with the women and to reflect on her departure from the show. NeNe puts Phaedra in the hot seat over exclusive, behind-the-scenes drama that has never been revealed and Kenya joins in on the attack. For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-atlanta/season-5/videos/frustrated-with-kim
Tune in to next week’s episode of “Married to Medicine” on Sunday, April 14 at 9p.m. ET/PT when Toya reveals a secret from Mariah’s past that infuriates her right in time for Mariah’s husband’s big birthday bash. Meanwhile tensions flair as Kari is setting up for the festivities and Mariah is nowhere to be found. When the queen bee herself show up two hours late the themed “Hollywood Glam” party turns into a “Hollywood Bash” that leaves guests in shock and a purse in the pool. For a sneak peek, go to: http://www.bravotv.com/married-to-medicine/season-1/videos/mariahs-mom-snapped