or


[11/13/08 - 03:50 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: New York" Sizzles with Highest Rated Premiere Ever, Up Double Digits Across All Demographics
Bravo spins the numbers for November 11-12.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO'S "TOP CHEF: NEW YORK" SIZZLES WITH HIGHEST RATED PREMIERE EVER, UP DOUBLE DIGITS ACROSS ALL DEMOGRAPHICS

"The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" Continues Ratings Growth With Season Highs Across All Key Demos

NEW YORK � November 13, 2008 � The No. 1 rated food show on cable is back � Bravo's Emmy and James-Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" served up the competition last night by scoring the show's highest rated premiere ever for the series, according to Nielsen Media Research. With supersized growth from its last cycle, the fifth season premiere attracted 1.870 million adults 18-49 and 2.695 million total viewers and ranked No. 1 in all key demos in its time period versus cable competition.

Last night's 10 p.m. "Top Chef: New York" debut increased double digits from the fourth season premiere, by 27 percent in adults 18-49 (1.870 vs. 1.475 million) and by 19 percent among total viewers (2.695 vs. 2.256 million). Online, BravoTV.com saw triple digit gains with the "Top Chef: New York" site generating a 105 percent increase in page views (1.1 million vs. 527,000) compared to the "Top Chef: Chicago" premiere (3/12/08).

Bravo's hit show "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" continues it ratings momentum, with this week's episode reaching a season high across all key demos, garnering an impressive 1.112 million adults 18-49 and 1.499 total viewers. Versus the prior week's episode, the series was up 41 percent among adults 18-49 (vs. 791,000) and up 49 percent among total viewers (vs. 1.009 million). Through six episodes, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is averaging 871,000 adults 18-49 and 1.158 million total viewers and online has streamed nearly 1.5 million video streams since its launch.

"Top Chef: New York" is produced by the Emmy-nominated Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz ("Project Runway," "Top Design") and Shauna Minoprio serve as executive producers.

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is produced by True Entertainment for Bravo. Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Shari Solomon Cedar and Kenny Hull serve as executive producers.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day through 11/12/08. #1 Food Show source: Nielsen Media Research, Top Chef on Bravo Premiere Program Average (3/12/08-11/12/08) vs. All Food Network Program Averages, Excluding Specials (12/31/07-11/12/08), Most Current, P2+ & A18-49 (000), Galaxy Explorer, subject to qualifications available on request; Digital Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst - Top Chef: 11/12/08; Real Housewives of Atlanta: 10/1/08 - 11/13/08.

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 Universal 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.





  [november 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA, THE (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· TOP DESIGN (BRAVO)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/31/16 - 01:48 PM]
5.3 Million Viewers Tune-In to the Premiere of History's Epic Event Series "Roots"
History spins the numbers for Monday, May 30.

[05/31/16 - 11:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off NBC, Stanley Cup Finals
The Alphabet edges out the adults 18-49 crown from the Peacock.

[05/31/16 - 07:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Coverage Sparks FOX Victory
The network's primetime presentation of the Coca-Cola 600 easily wins the night.

[05/31/16 - 07:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "48 Hours" Repeats
The Eye leads the night with a pair of encores from its perennial newsmagazine.

[05/31/16 - 07:13 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Demo Honors
Repeats of "Shark Tank" and "Dateline NBC" power their respective lineups.

[05/31/16 - 07:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Original Competition with Repeat Lineup
"The Big Bang Theory" leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
AMC Is Now Home to Five of the Top 10 Shows on Cable TV and Two of the Top Three Cable Premieres This Television Season
AMC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
NBC's "The Red Nose Day Special" Draws a 0.6/2 and 2.155 Million Viewers Overall
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/26/16 - 09:16 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Historic Fifth Consecutive TV Season
NBC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/26/16 - 08:58 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "SVU" Top Final Night of May Sweeps
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.