via press release:
BRAVO MEDIA RENEWS “MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK” AS SEASON FINALE BROKERS A SERIES HIGH WITH 1.6 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
“Top Chef Masters” Rises 16 Percent from Last Week’s Season Premiere Episode with 1.1 Million Total Viewers
NEW YORK – August 1, 2013 –Last night’s season finale of Bravo Media’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” delivered 1.6 million total viewers and 829,000 A18-49, up 41 percent and 46 percent, respectively, from the prior week’s episode (7/24/13), according to Nielsen. This marked the highest-rated episode of the series among all key demos. The second season averaged 578,000 A18-49 and 1.1 million total viewers up 19 percent and 16 percent, respectively, from the prior season. Based on the show’s success, the network picked up a third season of the series.
Immediately following, “Top Chef Masters” earned 1.1 million total viewers and 579,000 A18-49, up 16 percent and 18 percent respectively, from the prior week’s season premiere. Additionally, “Watch What Happens Live,” hosted by Andy Cohen with guests Fredrik Eklund, Luis D. Ortiz and Ryan Serhant of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” garnered 920,000 total viewers and 520,000 A18-49. This episode was the highest rated Wednesday episode of the season to-date among all key demos.
Tune in to “Watch What Happens Live” tonight at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT as Andy Cohen welcomes actress Christina Ricci and singer Ashanti to the clubhouse.
Tune in to “Top Chef Masters” next Wednesday, August 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In next week’s Quickfire, the Chefs once again are affected by their protégé’s – by creating a dish with left over scraps from the Sous Chefs’ challenge. For the elimination, the challenge is dramatic – as the Chefs are tasked with making a meal that represents one of the three basic staples of a soap opera – Sex, Greed and Murder. And the cast of “Days of Our Lives” will be on hand to see if the Chefs nailed their roles.
“Million Dollar Listing New York” is produced by World of Wonder for Bravo with Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey, Megan Estrada and Danielle King serving as executive producers.
“Top Chef Masters” is produced by Magical Elves with Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz serving as executive producers.
“Watch What Happens Live” is produced by Embassy Row for Bravo. Michael Davies, Deirdre Connolly and Andy Cohen serve as executive producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data.