via press release:
MONDAYS IN MAY JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT JUICIER WITH THE RETURN OF BRAVO’S “THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY”
PREMIERING, MONDAY MAY 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
NEW YORK –March 25, 2010 – Everyone’s favorite Jersey Girls are back for a brand new season of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” with even bigger drama and this time — on a brand new night, Monday, May 3 at 10 p.m ET/PT. The series follows sisters (who happen to be married to brothers) Caroline and Dina Manzo, their sister-in-law, Jacqueline Laurita, long time family friend, Teresa Giudice and the always unpredictable Danielle Staub. Whether they are throwing a family function, out for a night on the town, or just gossiping with the girls – the ladies always find a way to be over the top and stay true to their own Jersey style.
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s” freshman season ranks as the highest rated first season series of the Real Housewives franchise ever in all demographics, averaging 2.55 million total viewers and 1.91 million adults 18-49. And “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” season one finale was the most watched telecast of the Housewives franchise ever among all key demos.
Last year’s table flip was just the beginning. From “bubbies” to babies and everything in between, season two of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” brings the water-cooler sensation to a whole new level. With Jacqueline and Teresa both having babies, Caroline and Dina maintaining the Manzo family clan and Danielle still trying to make her way into the inner circle, the tension is high and the girls from the Garden State don’t hold back. The series is produced by Sirens Media, LLC for Bravo. Rebecca Toth Diefenbach, Valerie Haselton, Lucilla D’Agostino Kuzminski and Lenid Rolov serve as executive producers. For a sneak peek of season two go to: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-new-jersey/videos/a-new-season-brings-bigger-drama
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + 7 Day through 2/28/10 blended with Live + Same Day through 3/15/10; Highest Real Housewives series stat based off of Live + 7 completed full seasons.
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