[08/31/10 - 03:44 PM]
Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" Reunion Earns Highest Rated Episode in "Real Housewives" Franchise History Delivering 3.9 Million Total Viewers
Plus: the network renews both "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "The Real Housewives of New York City."

[via press release from Bravo]


Bravo Scores No. 1 Network on Television in its Time Slot and No. 1 Cable Telecast for the Day Among Adults 18-49

Episode Marks Highest Rated Monday Telecast Ever and Highest Rated Telecast of the Year Among Total Viewers

NEW YORK - August 31, 2010 - Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" continues to pull in record-breaking numbers for the network, with last night's reunion special becoming the highest rated episode in Real Housewives franchise history in all key demos and the No. 1 cable telecast for the day among adults 18-49, according to Nielson Media Research. Part one of the reunion special brought in 3.9 million total viewers and 2.7 million adults 18-49, with double digit increases from last week's record-breaking finale, up 15 percent and 18 percent respectively.

This was the series' second consecutive week of earning Bravo's highest Monday telecast ever and the highest telecast of the year among total viewers, making Bravo the No. 1 network on television in its timeslot among adults 18-49. The episode, which featured all the ladies under one roof for the first time ever this season, also bolstered Bravo's Monday night ratings, helping Bravo earn its highest rated Monday primetime ever among adults 18-49 averaging 1.2 million viewers in the demo. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

Last night was only half of the drama, Andy Cohen hosts part two of the supersized reunion special, airing next Monday, September 6th at a brand new time, 9 p.m ET/PT, immediately followed by the series premiere of "Thintervention" with Jackie Warner at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. For a sneak peek at next week's reunion special go to: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-new-jersey/season-2/videos/kim-g-faces-danielle.

On the heels of the record breaking ratings success of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" the network also announced today that it will pick up a third season of the New Jersey drama as well as a fourth season of the bridge and tunnel counterpart, "The Real Housewives of New York."

Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 8/30/10, M 8P-11P, telecast rank: includes all cable telecasts, timeslot rank: includes all measured networks, M 10P-11P.

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been an NBC Universal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.

  [august 2010]  


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