Bravo Wraps 2012 as Number One Cable Network
Bravo Media ranks as the number one cable network in primetime on Sunday, December 30 among A18-49 and A25-54 as "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" was the number one cable telecast of the day and number one unscripted cable entertainment telecast of the week in all key demos. In addition, it delivered its second highest-rated episode of the season among all key demos with over 3.5 million total viewers (up 11 percent vs. prior week), in this past Sunday night's episode (12/30), according to Nielsen. The episode, which featured the aftermath of the cast trip to Anguilla, was up 14 percent in A25-54 (over 2.3 million) and seven percent in A18-49 (over 2 million) compared to last week (12/23/12).
The fifth episode of "Shahs of Sunset" ranked number one in its time period in A18-49 and A25-54 and was up 24 percent among A18-49 (1.3 million viewers) and 36 percent percent in A25-54 (over 1.4 million), compared to last week's episode. Season two of Shahs is garnering solid ratings growth, up 62 percent among A18-49, up 73 percent among 25-54 and up 70 percent among total viewers compared to last season.
Watch a new episode of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" at its new time on Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, as NeNe prepares to leave for LA to begin shooting "The New Normal," she has many challenges thrown her way. Kandi and her boo continue to settle into their new life together, causing her to confide in Porsha about the thought of marriage. After heart-to-hearts with Aunt Lori and Kandi, Kenya takes Walter on a fishing date to give it one last shot at reeling in her man. For a sneak peek of next week's episode, click here!
And, on an all new "Shahs of Sunset" on Sunday, January 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT the Shahs decide to take a long weekend in Cabo, but Reza and Asa refuse to go with GG, so the group must make a tough call. GG decides to make the best of being cut out of the vacation by digging in and taking over the launch party for her extensions line, hoping to prove to her sister that she has what it takes to be a real business woman. Lilly and MJ bristle at being forced together by the rest of the gang, and tempers flare when Asa blurts out loud what everyone in the group has been wondering. For a look at the new episode click here!
"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.
Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, 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 anNBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.
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