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“Bethenny Getting Married?” No. 1 Among Adults 18-49 in All of Cable Entertainment

“Top Chef D.C.” Boiled Over With 2.58 Million Viewers and “Work of Art” Up 29 Percent Since Premiere

NEW YORK – July 12, 2010 – Seven time 2010 Primetime Emmy-nominated Bravo Media boasts season highs of “Top Chef D.C.,” “Bethenny Getting Married?,” and “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist,” according to Nielsen Media Research.  “Top Chef D.C.” scored a season high 2.58 million total viewers and “Work of Art” also delivered a season high 1.2 million total viewers, marking a 29 percent increase among total viewers since its premiere.  In addition, “Bethenny Getting Married?” enjoyed wedded bliss with a season high 2.26 million total viewers, claiming top spot in all of cable entertainment among adults 18-49.  For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter at

On the heels of “Top Chef’s” fourth consecutive Emmy nod in the Outstanding Reality Competition category, along with three other nominations, last Wednesday’s episode of “Top Chef D.C.” delivered season high ratings with 2.58 million total viewers and 1.64 million adults 18-49.  On this week’s episode of  “Top Chef D.C.,” Wednesday, July 14 at 9p.m. ET/PT, the chef’testants get “crabby” and Patrick O’Connell, owner of The Inn at Little Washington, is a guest judge.

“Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” continues its double digit growth in all key demos, up 29 percent among total viewers and up 26 percent among adults 18-49 since its premiere. In addition, “Work of Art” last Wednesday night delivered a season high 1.2 million total viewers and also earned 703,000 adults 18-49.  With guest judge Yvonne Force Villareal, president and co-founder of the Art Production Fund, the artists are tasked with creating a large, scale outdoor installation piece in the next episode on Wednesday, July 14 at 10p.m. ET/PT.

“Bethenny Getting Married?” — Bravo’s highest-rated freshman series premiere in history – claimed the No. 1 spot in all of cable entertainment among adults 18-49 (1.4 million) as Bethenny Frankel did get married to fiance Jason Hoppy in last Thursday’s episode.  This week on Thursday, July 15th at 10p.m. ET/PT, Frankel and Hoppy go on their honeymoon in St. Bart’s.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 7/08/10. Bethenny #1 status based on 8P-11P 7/8/10 programs on cable entertainment networks, P18-49.

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