via press release:
BRAVO’S “WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE” SCORES SERIES HIGH WITH NEARLY TWO MILLION VIEWERS AND HELPS POWER MOST WATCHED MONDAY IN NETWORK HISTORY
NEW YORK – June 15, 2010 – Bravo’s “Watch What Happens: Live” hosted by Andy Cohen scored a series high last night attracting nearly two million viewers, helping power the network to its highest rated Monday night in network history, according to Nielsen Media Research. Last night’s episode of “Watch What Happens: Live” delivered a record breaking 1.91 million total viewers and 1.25 million adults 18-49 making it the highest episode of the series in all key demos.
“Watch What Happens: Live” bested its late night competition — Comedy Central’s “Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” TBS’s “Lopez Tonight,” and E!’s “Chelsea’s Lately” — by double digits in all key demos. The late night interactive talk show has averaged 1.35 million total viewers for the past ten weeks. For clips from last night’s episode, which featured an exclusive interview with departed NJ Housewife, Dina Manzo, go to: http://www.bravotv.com/watch-what-happens-live/videos.
Additionally, part two of the season three reunion special of “The Real Housewives of New York City” earned 2.05 million total viewers and 1.32 adults 18-49. The third and final part of the drama fueled “Real Housewives” reunion special airs Thursday, June 17 at 9p.m. ET/PT. Finally, last night’s episode of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” which featured the departure of Jersey Girl Dina Manzo, delivered 2.75 million total viewers and 1.90 adults 18-49 and was Bravo’s highest Monday telecast ever among all key demos.
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Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 6/14/10. WWHL head-to-head competition: Daily Show, Lopez Tonight and Chelsea Lately. Ten week WWHL average based on premieres from 4/15/10-6/14/10.