VH1'S SMASH HIT "LOVE & HIP HOP: HOLLYWOOD" SEASON 2 PREMIERES TO THE TUNE OF 3.6 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS ON MONDAY*
Season Premiere Also Shines As The #1 Social Show on All TV and the #1 Non-Sports Cable Telecast Among Adults and Women in the 18-49 Demo
NEW YORK, NY - September 10, 2015 - The season 2 premiere of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Monday, September 7th, delivered a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 (Live +SD) and 2.4 million total viewers. The season premiere also ranked as the #1 non-sports cable telecast for the day among adults 18-49 and women 18-49.
When combined with the evening's encore airing at 11:00 PM ET/PT, 3.6 million total viewers tuned in to the season 2 premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" on Monday night.
VH1 also dominated the social sphere on Monday night as 51,200 unique tweeters sending 160,500 tweets made "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" the #1 most social show on all TV (broadcast + cable, excluding sports.)**
In addition to catching up with fan favorites, viewers were introduced to one of the most complex relationships in franchise history. Miles, a west coast rapper, who was raised with church values bravely faces his truth, when he realizes he's in love with Milan, an openly gay man. The struggle becomes complicated for Miles because his best friend and childhood sweetheart, Amber, is still in love with him. The season follows Miles and Milan's difficult and emotional journey as they deal with the stigmas often associated with intimate relationships between black men in the music industry.
Follow "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" on Instagram and Twitter using @LoveHipHopVH1, and on Facebook. Join the conversation using #LHHH.
"Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" is executive produced by Mona Scott-Young and Stephanie Gayle for Monami Entertainment and Toby Barraud, Stefan Springman, Mala Chapple, David DiGangi and Michael Lang for Eastern TV. Susan Levison, Nina L. Diaz, Vivian Gomez, and Ken Martinez are executive producers for VH1.
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* 8:00 PM premiere when combined with the 11:00 PM encore on 9/7/15
** Source: Nielsen SocialGuide (based on total tweet volume)