via press release:
BRAVO’S “THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS” BREAKS RECORDS AGAIN WITH 4.2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS IN COMBINED PRIME TELECASTS
“Watch What Happens: Live” Beats All Late Night Cable Talk Shows Among All Key Demos For Second Consecutive Thursday
LOS ANGELES – January 21, 2011 – Last week became Bravo’s highest rated week in network history and this week continues with more record-breaking news as the highly emotional and much talked about “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” season finale shattered it’s previous high, attracting 4.2 million total viewers in a combined telecast average of the 9pm original and 10pm encore presentations, according to Nielsen Media Research. The 9pm hour attracted 2.76 million total viewers and 1.89 million adults 18-49 making it the most watched episode of the freshman series. The 10:15pm encore presentation earned 1.41 million total viewers and 869,000 adults 18-49. Through 13 episodes, the series averaged 1.9 million total viewers and 1.3 million adults 18-49, making it the second highest rated freshman series of the Housewives franchise in all key demos, only behind “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” For more information, visit http://www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
Next Thursday, January 27 at 9pm ET/PT join Bravo’s Andy Cohen as he brings Taylor Armstrong, Camille Grammer, Adrienne Maloof, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump together for “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Special Part 1.” The ladies set the record straight about some of the most talked-about moments of the season – including Camille being called “the most hated housewife” in the history of the franchise as well as details on her split from Kelsey. For a sneak peek at the reunion and extra behind the scenes footage:
For a second consecutive Thursday, “Watch What Happens: Live” once again, outperformed all late night cable talk shows across all key demos, delivering 1.6 million total viewers and over 1 million adults 18-49. This was the third time that the show has bested TBS’ “Conan” by double digits across all key demos, up by 65 percent among total viewers and 52 percent among adults 18-49. Last night’s show featured interviews with “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” Taylor Armstrong and Adrienne Maloof dishing on the explosive season finale and what to expect from the reunion specials. There was also a special “Mazel of the Week” given to 80’s icons Debbie Gibson and Tiffany who were there to accept the honor live in the studio. Clips are available at http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/season-4/videos. On Sunday, January 24th at 11.30pm ET/PT entertainer RuPaul will join Andy in the Bravo Clubhouse for some cocktails and a performance from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Lawrence Washington.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 1/20/11.
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