BRAVO MEDIA DELIVERS RECORD RATINGS
"FLIPPING OUT" EARNS SEASON HIGH AMONG ALL KEY DEMOS WITH 1.4 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
"WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE" SCORES HIGHEST RATED MONDAY AND TUESDAY OF THE YEAR
"THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY" SEASON SEVEN AVERAGES OVER 2 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS, UP AMONG ALL KEY DEMOS
NEW YORK - August 18, 2015 - Bravo Media continues to turn up the heat this summer as "Flipping Out" and "Watch What Happens Live" both earn record ratings week and "The Real Housewives of New York City" finale goes out with a sizzle. "Flipping Out" hit a season high among all key demos, delivering 1.4 million total viewers, 771,000 P25-54 and 730,000 P18-49, according to Nielsen Live+3 data. Episode seven (8/12/15) was the third consecutive season high among all key demos. Versus the prior week's episode, the series was up nine percent P25-54, eight percent P18-49 and six percent total viewers.
Adding to the week's success, "Watch What Happens Live" hosted by Andy Cohen with guests Vicki Gunvalson of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" and Jeff Lewis of "Flipping Out"garnered its highest Monday night (8/10/15) ratings of the year among all key demos, delivering 1.7 million total viewers, 1 million P25-54 and 970,000 P18-49. This was also the fourth highest-rated episode of the year overall. Versus the previous Monday episode (8/3/15), the series was up triple digits, 248 percent P18-49, 227 percent total viewers and 202 percent P25-54. The series also scored its most-watched Tuesday episode of the year to-date with guests Bethenny Frankel of "The Real Housewives of New York City" and Christina Hendricks, delivering 1.4 million total viewers, up 31 percent from the prior Tuesday's episode (8/4/15).
In addition, the season seven finale of "The Real Housewives of New York City" (8/11/15) delivered 2.1 million total viewers, 1.3 million P25-54 and 1.2 million P18-49, marking double digit growth up 15 percent, 15 percent and 18 percent in each respective demo versus the prior week's episode. "The Real Housewives of New York City" season seven averaged over two million total viewers, 1.3 million P25-54 and 1.1 million P18-49. Compared to the full prior season, the series was up 13 percent among P25-54, 10 percent among P18-49 and eight percent among total viewers.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" three-part reunion kicks off tonight at 9PM ET/PT with some conflicting accounts of how the ladies reacted to the return of Bethenny. Fortunately, as they take a look back at her outbursts from the season, Bethenny is able to reflect on how she handled herself with the new women this season. As the ladies remember their Atlantic City adventures, tensions resurface as Heather is unforgiving about being left in Sonja's foyer. However, it's Sonja who is on high defense as the women once again take issue with her partying ways. Then, from boyfriends to girl codes, the royal rumble continues between Luann and Carole.
Don't miss the season finale of "Flipping Out," Wednesday, August 19 at 9pm ET/PT as Jeff and Gage (with Jenni in tow) meet the woman they asked to carry their baby for the first time after years of trying to start a family. However, the constant bickering between Gage and Zoila has become intolerable, leaving Jeff to hesitate on bringing home a newborn. Meanwhile, Jeff is looking to buy more properties and expand the flipping side of his business.
"The Real Housewives of New York City" is produced by Shed Media with Pam Healey, Lisa Shannon, Andrew Hoegl, and Barrie Bernstein serving as Executive Producers. Andy Cohen also serves as Executive Producer.
"Flipping Out" is produced by Authentic Entertainment with Lauren Lexton, Tom Rogan, Billy Taylor, Jeff Lewis and Jenni Pulos serving as executive producers.
"Watch What Happens Live" is produced by Embassy Row with Michael Davies, Deirdre Connolly and Andy Cohen serving as Executive Producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live+3 data. Program averages include regular season premiere episodes only.
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