via press release:
BRAVO AND OXYGEN MEDIA DELIVERED RECORD-BREAKING WEDNESDAY WITH “MILLION DOLLAR LISTING LOS ANGELES” AND “PREACHERS OF L.A.”
Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” Earns Its Most Watched Season And Episode in Franchise History With Over 1.7 Million Total Viewers And Gets Picked Up for Season Seven
Oxygen Media’s “Preachers of L.A.” Delivers Series High Among All Key Demos with 1.2 Million Total Viewers And #2 Most Social Cable Reality Show In Primetime On Premiere Night
NEW YORK – October 25, 2013 – Bravo Media earned its most-watched Wednesday of the year in primetime and total day and Oxygen Media delivered its best Wednesday primetime in network history with P18-49. Bravo was fueled by the finale of “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,” which delivered over 1.7 million total viewers, 915,000 P25-54 and 793,000 P18-49, according to Nielsen. This marked the highest-rated season and episode of the franchise among all key demos, up double-digits with 26 percent in P18-49, 17 percent in P25-54 and 17 percent in total viewers versus the prior week’s episode (10/16/13). Season six averaged 1.3 million total viewers, 693,000 P25-54 and 591,000 P18-49, compared to season five which averaged over 1 million total viewers, 645,000 P25-54 and 578,000 P18-49. Based on the franchise success, “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” has been picked-up for a seventh season right after the network announced the greenlight for the “Million Dollar Listing Miami” installment.
Oxygen delivered its best Wednesday primetime ever with P18-49 driven by a new episode of “Preachers of L.A.,” which was the network’s highest-rated episode of the series among all key demos, delivering 1.2 million total viewers, 634,000 P18-49, 415,000 F18-49 and 221,000 F18-34, according to Nielsen. Last night’s episode was up double-digits among total viewers (13 percent) and F18-34 (13 percent), compared to the previous week’s episode. In the 10pm hour, Oxygen was the #5 cable network among F18-49 and #6 among F18-34 and P18-49.
“Preachers of L.A.” was the #2 most social cable reality program and #3 most social reality program in primetime with #PreachersofLA and #BishopJones trending in the U.S. on Twitter during the premiere. The series has garnered over one million full episode streams and over three million page views since the launch of the show site (6/27/13).
On next week’s episode of “Preachers of L.A.,” airing on Wednesday, October 30 at 10PM ET/PT, Bishop Gibson attempts to rescue his drug-addicted sister from a crack house, while Bishop McClendon’s family has a terrifying security scare. Deitrick and Dominique try to find a way to be together before their wedding, while staying true to God.
For more “Preachers of L.A.” content, fans can visit the official show site to see exclusive video, behind-the-scenes photos, news, interviews and bios. While each episode premieres, viewers can see and interact with real-time content synched to the show, including chats, photos, bonus videos, GIFs and more. In addition, fans can check out the official Facebook page and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #PreachersofLA.
“Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” is produced for Bravo by World of Wonder Productions with Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey and Tom Campbell serving as Executive Producers and Betsy Allman and Angela Molloy serving as Co-Executive Producers.
“Preachers of L.A.” is produced by L. Plummer Media in association with Relevé Entertainment, with Lemuel Plummer, Holly Carter and Chris Costine serving as Executive Producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS, primetime- 8p-11p, total day for 10/23/13 through 3AM, Bravo’s best Wednesday of the year among total viewers; SocialGuide and Omniture Site Catalyst
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