or


[08/20/09 - 02:45 PM]
Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Hit the Jackpot as the No. 1 Cable Telecast of the Day
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 19.

[via press release from Bravo]

BRAVO'S "TOP CHEF: LAS VEGAS" HIT THE JACKPOT AS THE NO. 1 CABLE TELECAST OF THE DAY

"Top Chef Masters" Finales As The Network's Highest Rated First Season Competition Series

Chef Rick Bayless Becomes "Top Chef Master"

NEW YORK - August 20, 2009 - JACKPOT! The No. 1 rated food show on cable is back - Bravo's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series "Top Chef" grilled the competition last night by becoming the No.1 cable telecast of the day among adults 18-49 and females 18-49, according to Nielsen Media Research. Additionally, with its 9 p.m. premiere, the sixth season debut attracted 1.76 million adults 18-49 and 2.6 million total viewers, and also ranked No. 1 in its time period versus cable competition in adults 18-49. "Top Chef: Las Vegas" returns to its regular time slot, Wednesdays at 10 p.m. next week.

In Prime, Bravo ranked No. 1 among adults 18-49, adults 18-34 (also out delivering CBS), females 18-49 and females 18-34 versus all cable competition. Bravo had its highest rated Wednesday Prime and Wednesday Total Day since October 2008 among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

In the season one finale of "Top Chef Masters" last night, 1.67 million adults 18-49 and 2.42 million total viewers saw Chef Rick Bayless beat out fellow chefs Michael Chiarello and Hubert Keller to become "Top Chef Master." With its seventh consecutive week of gains and series highs in key demos, "Top Chef Masters" was Bravo's highest rated first season competition series. "Top Chef Masters" was the most watched cable telecast in its time slot among adults18-49 and females 18-49 versus cable competition.

"Top Chef: Las Vegas'" showsite on BravoTV.com has generated one million page views and 50,000 video streams from over 100,000 unique visitors in the past day. "Top Chef Masters" connected digitally too, with Wednesday's unique visitation up over 110 percent from last week, video streams improved 106 percent and page views grew 77 percent (to 249,000).

The Emmy-nominated Magical Elves produce "Top Chef: Las Vegas." Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz ("Top Chef Masters," "Project Runway," "Top Design"), Liz Cook and Casey Kriley serve as executive producers. Nan Strait serves as co-executive producer.

"Top Chef Masters" is also produced by the Emmy-nominated Magical Elves. Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz and Shauna Minoprio serve as executive producers. "Top Chef" head judge, renowned culinary figure and chef/owner Craft Restaurants Tom Colicchio serves as consulting producer.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day through 08/19/09. #1 Food Show source: Top Chef on Bravo Premiere Program Average (4Q08 - 08/19/09) vs. All Food Network Program Averages, Excluding Specials Most Current, P2+ & A18-49 (000), Galaxy Explorer, subject to qualifications available on request; Omniture SiteCatalyst: 8/19-20/09 (Top Chef Las Vegas); 8/19/09 vs. 8/12/09 (Top Chef Masters).

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. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.





  [august 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· PROJECT RUNWAY (LIFETIME)
· TOP CHEF (BRAVO)
· TOP CHEF MASTERS (BRAVO)
· TOP DESIGN (BRAVO)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/16 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demo Race with "Big Brother"
The Eye leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[06/29/16 - 12:28 PM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched Second Quarter Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/29/16 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Once Again Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in adults 18-49 as well as total viewers.

[06/28/16 - 03:42 PM]
OWN Delivers 2Q 2016 Primetime Growth and Most-Watched Week in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[06/28/16 - 12:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Most Recent Original Premiere Marks 4th Consecutive Week with Top HH-Rated Movie of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 20-26.

[06/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
All Eyes Were on the 2016 "BET Awards" as 7.2mm Total Viewers Tuned in Across 12 Viacom Networks for the Premiere Telecast on Sunday, June 26
BET spins the numbers for Sunday, June 26.

[06/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "American Ninja Warrior" Hold Onto Top Spot
The Peacock leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/27/16 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Films' "O.J.: Made in America" Seen by More than 35 Million People
ESPN spins the numbers for the series to date.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Lineup Opens on Top
The Alphabet's "$100,000 Pyramid" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.