BRAVO RATINGS SOAR AS "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY" EARNS HIGHEST RATED EPISODE OF THE SEASON TO-DATE WITH NEARLY 3 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
NEW YORK - July 26, 2011 - Pacing to deliver its best year ever, Bravo continues its ratings momentum as "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" earns its highest rated episode of the season to-date with 2.9 million total viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. Sunday's premiere was up 15 percent among total viewers and 13 percent among adults 18-49 compared to the previous week's episode (7/17/11). Bravo was the #1 network on television among females 18-49 and #2 among adults 18-49 in the 10pm hour, out-delivering all broadcast networks.
On Sunday, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" showsite on BravoTV.com generated 406,000 page views and over 31,500 video streams, an impressive 34 percent increase and 28 percent increase respectively from the previous premiere-day (7/17/11). For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
Next week's episode of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" airs on Sunday, July 31 at 10pm ET/PT. Christmas in July continues as Santa brings all the women something nice but it's Caroline who gets something long overdue. Melissa deems herself the luckiest girl in Jersey while Teresa's Christmas ends on a sour note. For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-new-jersey/season-3/videos/the-giudice-girls-get-a-mercedes-for-christmas.
On-air source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 7/24/11, best year pacing- NHI calendar, 2011TD vs. equivalent number of weeks of 2010, M-Su 8p-11p, L7 data through 7/10/11 blended with LS through 7/24/11, P18-49, P25-54, and total viewers, hour rank- 10p-11p, strict daypart. Digital source: Omniture Site Catalyst.
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" is produced by Sirens Media, LLC for Bravo. Rebecca Toth Diefenbach, Valerie Haselton, Lucilla D'Agostino and Nate Green serve as executive producers.
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