Bravo Garners Best Primetime Ratings Ever Last Sunday
Bravo Media garnered its best primetime ratings ever this past Sunday night among total viewers and A25-54 with its powerhouse lineup of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Shahs of Sunset."
Fan favorite "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" also landed the #1 cable telecast of the week (1/21-1/27/13) among A18-49 across all cable networks. Additionally, the show broke ratings records with a season-to-date high across all key demos and scoring over four million total viewers in an episode that shocked viewers with Kenya's imitation of her fellow castmate Phaedra. The episode was also up 28 percent from last week among A18-49 (over 2.5 million) and A25-54 (over 2.6 million), and up 26 percent in total viewers (over 4 million), according to Nielsen.
"The Shahs of Sunset" out-delivered the previous week as well with over 2.2 million total viewers, up 41 percent. The episode which featured a tumultuous dinner among this larger-than-life Persian crew was also up 38 percent among A25-54 (1.4 million) and up 32 percent in A18-49 (1.3 million).
Watch a new episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" on Sunday, February 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, where Porsha pulls out all the stops to throw Kordell a Harlem Renaissance-themed party for his 40th. Cynthia isn't pleased with Porsha's lack of support she has dedicated to her pageant, and tempers flare when she confronts Porsha. At his big party, Kordell sets Cynthia and Porsha straight by helping to mend their relationship. Meanwhile, Kenya is shocked when she finds two suspicious lumps in her breasts. For a sneak peek of next week's episode, click here!
On the season finale of "Shahs of Sunset" on Sunday, February 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the sparks continue to fly at Sammi's dinner party as GG attempts to make amends with Asa. Mike embarks on a mission to break it to his Persian Jewish parents that his Italian Catholic Jessica is "the one" and Reza finally decides to get serious about his relationship with Adam. Lilly is brokenhearted and back to square one after deciding to break up with Ali... this time for good. Asa makes her public performance debut as the headliner in the Persian pop music festival she created -- Persh-a-Pelooza. Check out a sneak peek here!
And, for the first-time ever the Shahs will sit down with Andy Cohen in a two-part reunion special, which kicks off on Sunday, February 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is produced by True Entertainment for Bravo. Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Omid Kahangi and Megan Sanchez-Warner serve as Executive Producers.
"Shahs of Sunset" is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions for Bravo with Ryan Seacrest, Adam Sher and Kris Curry serving as executive producers on the series. Eric Gardner serves as a co-executive producer.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data. #1 cable telecast based on week of 1/21-1/27/13, P18-49, all measured cable networks, total day.
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