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[01/24/11 - 02:18 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Bravo
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- With the TCA Winter Press Tour officially behind us, we thought a recap was in order to give our readers an overview of the flurry of announcements from the past month.

To that end we're offering up 25 capsules - five each day - of our most trafficked cable networks' plans for 2011, plus a look back at the numbers from 2010. Together they should help give you a better idea of their respective performances and goals moving forward.

As always, our daily and monthly list of premiere dates as well as our quarterly programming grids can assist in planning your viewing accordingly.

Network: Bravo

2011 Premiere Dates (Announced):

"Million Dollar Listing" (Season 4 premieres Thursday, February 3 at 9/8c)
"Real Housewives of New York City" (Season 4 premieres Tuesday, February 15 at 10/9c)
"Bethenny Ever After" (Season 2 premieres Monday, February 28 at 10/9c)
"Real Housewives of Orange County" (Season 6 premieres Sunday, March 6 at 10/9c)

2011 Premiere Dates (Date TBA):

"Flipping Out" (Season 5, TBA)
"Million Dollar Decorators" (New Series, April)
"Millionaire Matchmaker" (Season 5, TBA)
"Platinum Hit" (New Series, Summer)
"Pregnant in Heels" (New Series, April)
"Rachel Zoe Project" (Season 4, TBA)
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Season 3, TBA)
"Rocco's Dinner Party" (New Series, TBA)
"Top Chef Masters" (Season 3, TBA)
"Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" (Season 2, TBA)

2010 Primetime Averages for Original Episodes:

millions of viewers (adults 18-49 rating) - series
2.752 (1.5) - Real Housewives of Atlanta S3
2.617 (1.4) - Real Housewives of New Jersey S2
2.424 (1.2) - Top Chef S7
2.030 (1.1) - Real Housewives of New York City S3*
1.999 (1.1) - Real Housewives of Orange County S5
1.946 (1.0) - Top Chef S8
1.841 (0.9) - Bethenny Getting Married?
1.754 (0.9) - Real Housewives of Beverly Hills S1
1.478 (0.8) - Millionaire Matchmaker S4
1.362 (0.7) - Top Chef: Just Desserts S1
1.360 (0.7) - Real Housewives of DC S1
1.232 (0.6) - Flipping Out S4*
1.167 (0.7) - Tabatha's Salon Takeover S2
1.143 (0.5) - Work of Art S1
1.142 (0.6) - Top Chef Masters S2
1.108 (0.6) - Millionaire Matchmaker S3*
1.100 (0.5) - Rachel Zoe Project S3
1.066 (0.5) - Tabatha's Salon Takeover S3
1.057 (0.5) - Shear Genius S3
0.836 (0.4) - Fashion Show S2*
0.817 (0.4) - Launch My Line S1*
0.810 (0.4) - Thintervention with Jackie Warner S1
0.710 (0.4) - Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List S6*
0.574 (0.3) - Kell on Earth S1*
0.475 (0.2) - 9 by Design S1
0.215 (0.1) - Double Exposure S1

* denotes numbers for all original episodes were not available; nor were all series

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+SD (1/1/10-12/31/10)





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· 9 BY DESIGN (BRAVO)
· BETHENNY EVER AFTER (BRAVO)
· DOUBLE EXPOSURE (BRAVO)
· FASHION SHOW, THE (BRAVO)
· FLIPPING OUT (BRAVO)
· FUTON'S RATINGS SURVIVAL GUIDES (TFC)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· KELL ON EARTH (BRAVO)
· LAUNCH MY LINE (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR DECORATORS (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: LOS ANGELES (BRAVO)
· MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER, THE (BRAVO)
· PLATINUM HIT (BRAVO)
· PREGNANT IN HEELS (BRAVO)
· RACHEL ZOE PROJECT, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DC, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY, THE (BRAVO)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY, THE (BRAVO)
· ROCCO'S DINNER PARTY (BRAVO)
· SHEAR GENIUS (BRAVO)
· TABATHA TAKES OVER (BRAVO)
· THINTERVENTION WITH JACKIE WARNER (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF MASTERS (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF: JUST DESSERTS (BRAVO)
· WORK OF ART: THE NEXT GREAT ARTIST (BRAVO)





[07/28/16 - 12:43 PM]
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[07/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:26 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:02 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 09:16 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
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[07/28/16 - 08:52 AM]
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