[04/07/11 - 05:08 PM] Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" New Recipe Spices Up the Ratings Delivering Double Digits Increases in Adults 18-49 Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 6.
[via press release from Bravo]
Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" New Recipe Spices Up the Ratings Delivering Double Digits Increases in Adults 18-49
NEW YORK - April 7, 2011 - Bravo's new recipe for "Top Chef Masters" spiced up the ratings of the season three premiere, delivering 1.01 million total viewers and 716,000 adults 18-49, up 9 percent (vs.931,000) and 31 percent (vs. 547,000) respectively, compared to the previous season premiere, according to Nielsen Media Research. The episode, which aired last night at 11pm ET/PT, introduced new host Curtis Stone and the new format of 12 world-renowned chefs competing elimination-style for a chance to win $100,000 for their charity of choice. The series moves to its regular time slot next Wednesday, April 13 at 10p.m ET/PT. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
In next week's episode, the remaining 11 master chefs are in for a treat when two high-profile celebrities visit the Top Chef kitchen. Pop Star and trained chef, Kelis, drops by to judge a very meaty quickfire challenge and then "Mad Men" actress, Christina Hendricks and her husband, actor Geoffry Arend, enlist the help of the cheftestants in a special 60s themed elimination challenge. For a sneak peek:
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data through 4/06/11.
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