or


[09/30/08 - 10:46 AM]
Bravo Marks Highest Quarter in Network History in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2008.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO MARKS HIGHEST QUARTER IN NETWORK HISTORY IN ALL KEY DEMOS

Network Marks 12 Consecutive Quarters Of Growth With The Most Engaged, Upscale And Educated Audience

Bravo Digital Post Significant Year-Over-Year Increases

NEW YORK � September 30, 2008 � On pace to record its highest rated year ever, Bravo again broke ratings records on-air and online earning the highest quarter in network history among adults 18-49 and total viewers in primetime � marking a 32 and 20 percent increase respectively versus the third quarter of 2007, according to Nielsen Media Research (data through 9/26/08). With the most engaged, upscale and educated audience among all cable networks, Bravo marked 12 consecutive quarters of year-over-year growth among adults 18-49 and is currently the fastest growing top 20 ad supported cable entertainment network among women 18-49.

The network currently ranks No. 15 among all ad supported cable entertainment networks, an increase from No. 21 compared to third quarter 2007. Additionally, Bravo Digital saw significant year-over-year increases in the third quarter, with a 40 percent rise in page views (89 million vs. 63.9 million), a 60 percent jump in video streams (1.9 million vs. 1.2 million), and a 17 percent increase in unique visitors (2.67 million vs. 2.28 million).

For the quarter, Bravo averaged 477,000 adults 18-49 (vs. 361,000) and 789,000 total viewers (vs. 656,000) in primetime compared to the third quarter of 2007. The network also earned the highest rated month in its history in primetime, averaging 543,000 adults 18-49 and 879,000 total viewers, an increase of 50 and 33 percent, respectively, versus a year ago. Currently ranking as the number one network for program engagement and brand recall among adults 18-49, Bravo boasts 15 original series with one or more original telecasts with more than one million total viewers year-to-date, versus nine series in 2007 to date.

Continuing Bravo's hallmark of increasing viewership with each original franchise cycle, all of Bravo's original programs have seen a surge during through the third quarter of 2008. "Top Design" is averaging 1.246 million adults 18-49 and 1.896 million total viewers, up 56 percent (vs. 801,000) and 55 percent (vs. 1,227,000), respectively from the prior season-to-date average, and on pace to have its highest rated season ever, "Project Runway" is currently averaging 2.674 million adults 18-49 and 3.978 million total viewers. "Shear Genius" ended its second season with record numbers, averaging 1.318 million adults 18-49 and 2.080 million total viewers, up 80 percent (vs. 731,000) and up 91 percent (vs. 1,091,000) respectively from the prior season average. The two-time Emmy Award winning "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List" averaged 754,000 adults 18-49 and 1.013 million total viewers in its fourth season, and "Flipping Out" was also up from its prior season, with an average of 803,000 adults 18-49 and 1.130 million total viewers tuning in, up 48 percent (vs. 544,000) and 52 percent (vs. 741,000), respectively, from the season one average. The second season of "Million Dollar Listing" averaged an impressive 702,000 adults 18-49 and 1,011,000 total viewers, up a whopping 124 percent (vs. 314,000) and 111 percent (vs. 479,000), respectively, from the season one average.

With its online suite of assets �BravoTV.com, TelevisionWithoutPity.com, OutzoneTV.com, and BrilliantButCancelled.com � Bravo Digital boasted a record quarter with increases across the board in page views, unique visitors and video streams. BravoTV.com posted its best third quarter ever in page views and video streams, averaging 61 million page views and 1.7 million video streams, up 96 percent (vs. 29.7 million) and 30 percent (vs. 1.4 million) respectively.

Source: Nielsen Media Research Live + 7 through 9/14/08, blended with Live + Same Day through 9/26/08. Ad supported cable entertainment rank includes networks that air in more than 50% of the Prime daypart; Nielsen Marketbreaks, 12/31/07-9/7/08, HH inc $125K+, College Education 4+ years, standard minimums applied, P18-49 VPVH, Prime; Engagement: IAG measured networks, (01/01/08-09/21/08), Program engagement nonsports programming, A18-49. Bcast Prime: M-Sa 8P-11P, Su 7P-11P. Cable Prime: M-Su 8P-11P, Product Placement: IAG measured networks, (01/01/08-09/15/08), In Program Placements nonsports programming, A18-49. Bcast Prime: M-Sa 8P-11P, Su 7P-11P. Cable Prime: M-Su 8P-11P; Omniture SiteCatalyst Q308 (7/1-9/29) vs. Q307.

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal 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 an NBC cable network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. For more information visit www.bravotv.com.





  [september 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· FLIPPING OUT (BRAVO)
· KATHY GRIFFIN: MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST (BRAVO)
· MILLION DOLLAR LISTING: LOS ANGELES (BRAVO)
· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· SHEAR GENIUS (BRAVO)
· TOP DESIGN (BRAVO)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/29/15 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Climbs to Top Spot with NFL Preseason
Coverage of the Lions at the Jaguars leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 27.

[08/28/15 - 08:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Continue Win Streak for CBS
The Eye has won the past 11 Thursdays among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/15 - 11:09 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Tops His Broadcast Competition for the Late-Night Ratings Week of Aug. 17-21 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of August 17-21.

[08/27/15 - 08:53 AM]
"The Carmichael Show" Is the Most-Watched Summer Comedy Debut Since 2007, Wins the Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 26.

[08/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
"America's Got Talent" is the most-watched series while "Big Brother" leads the adults 18-49 race.

[08/26/15 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Among the Big 4 in All Key Measures, Sweeps Six of Six Half-Hours Among Those Nets in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 25.

[08/26/15 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos for Sixth Consecutive Week
"America's Got Talent" paves the way for another victory by the Peacock.

[08/25/15 - 01:03 PM]
"48 Hours: Decades of Deceit" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 22.

[08/25/15 - 09:03 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 1 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of August 10-14.

[08/25/15 - 08:43 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Demo Honors
The Alphabet's "Bachelor in Paradise" surges 20% from last week among adults 18-49.

[08/25/15 - 08:43 AM]
NBC Ties for the Monday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 24.

[08/25/15 - 08:37 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" and "Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise" Both Hit Series Highs in Overall Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 24.

[08/24/15 - 01:46 PM]
"Fear the Walking Dead" Becomes the #1 Series Premiere in Cable History in Total Viewers and All Key Demos
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 23.

[08/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
Investigation Discovery Shatters Network Records with the New Season Premiere of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda," Delivering 3.8 Million Viewers P2+
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 18.