BRAVO'S "REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NYC" SETS RECORD RATINGS WITH FINALE IN ALL DEMOS
BRAVO'S "THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY" SETS RECORD RATINGS WITH FINALE IN ALL KEY DEMOS
"Work Out 3" Premiere Improves On Prior Season's Debut
NEW YORK � April 16, 2008 � The finale of Bravo's newest water cooler sensation "The Real Housewives of New York City" went out with a bang, drawing its highest ratings for the season across all demographics, according to Nielsen Media Research. The New York City freshman franchise earned a spot as the highest rated first season docu-series in the network's history among adults 18-49 and total viewers. The finale garnered 1,059,000 adults 18-49 and 1,426,000 total viewers, up 33 percent (1,059,000 vs. 796,000) and 32 percent (1,426,000 vs. 1,084,000) respectively from the prior episode. The "Real Housewives of New York City," which has been picked up for a second season, averaged an impressive 1,137,000 total viewers and 843,000 adults 18-49.
Viewers get an extra dose of drama during "The Real Housewives of New York City" reunion special, next Tuesday, April 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, where tempers flare and the ladies let it all hang out. Hosted by Bravo programming executive and "Watch What Happens" host Andy Cohen, the ladies of New York City reunite to dish on the season and give their side of the story on what really went on after the cameras stopped rolling. What happened between Jill and Ramona after the season wrapped, did Jason ever propose to Bethenny? "Watch what happens!"
The third season premiere of Bravo's hit docu-series "Work Out" improved on season two among adults 18-49 (593,000 vs. 588,000) and was up four percent in total viewers (764,000 vs. 735,000) compared to last season's debut. Versus the prior four week time period average, Work Out was up 20 percent among adults 18-49 and nine percent among total viewers. "Work Out," featuring fitness maverick Jackie Warner and her team of impish trainers, moves to its regular timeslot on Tuesday, April 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day through 4/15/08. Real Housewives of NYC full season average based off of most current viewing stream: Live + 7 through 3/30/08, blended with Live + Same Day through 4/15/08; AA (000)
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