via press release:
BRAVO SCORES BEST SUNDAY IN NETWORK HISTORY ACROSS ALL KEY DEMOS
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Builds Sunday Night Destination with Highest Rated Episode Of the Season Across Key Demos
NEW YORK – November 16, 2010 – Bravo continues to build Sunday nights as a premiere destination, scoring its best Sunday night in network history across all key demos, according to Nielsen Media Research. Continuing its record-breaking streak from last week’s best week ever, Bravo averaged 1.55 million total viewers and 1.05 million adults 18-49 in primetime, also becoming the network’s first Sunday to average over a million adults 18-49. In addition, “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” earned its highest rated episode of the season among both total viewers and adults 18-49. The episode garnered 2.78 million total viewers and 1.92 million adults 18-49, up 11 percent and 7 percent respectively from the prior week. Wrapping up Sunday night, Bravo’s late night talk show “Watch What Happens: Live,” hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen, delivered 1.23 million total viewers and 787,000 adults 18-49. For more information, visit http://www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
Bravo’s current slate of five nights of original programming includes: “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Watch What Happens: Live (Sundays), “Tabatha Salon Takeover” (Mondays beginning December 6), “Millionaire Matchmaker” and “The Fashion Show: Ultimate Collection” (Tuesdays), “Top Chef Just Desserts” (Wednesdays), and “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and “Watch What Happens: Live” (Thursdays).
In last Sunday’s episode of “Watch What Happens: Live,” Molly Shannon and Kristen Chenoweth, funny ladies and stars of Broadway’s “Promises, Promises,” joined Andy in the clubhouse for some fun and frolics. To check out clips from the show please visit: http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/season-3/videos/after-show-with-molly-and-kristin. On Thursday, November 18 at 11pm ET/PT, celebrity couple Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos join Andy in the Bravo clubhouse. Don’t miss the highly anticipated live performance by “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Kim Zolciak of her new release, “Google Me,” on Sunday, November 21st at 11pm ET/PT.
In the next new episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Sunday, November 21 at 10p.m ET/PT, Phaedra Parks and her husband, Apollo, arrive in Augusta where her doctor will induce their baby. Back in Atlanta, the other girls convene at Kandi Burruss’ birthday party where Kim Zolciak and Cynthia Bailey grill Dwight Eubanks on Phaedra’s mysterious due date. Meanwhile, NeNe Leakes meets with a local TV station in hopes of snagging a job as an entertainment reporter. Kandi later visits the soon-to-be-in-labor Phaedra and finally solves the mystery of Phaedra’s due date. Sheree Whitfield invites the ladies over for a party, but drama ensues when NeNe realizes that she knows something scandalous about Sheree’s date, Dr. Muhammad.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 11/14/10, primetime: 8P-11P.
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