NEW YORK – November 8, 2011 – Back and bigger than ever, Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” shattered records Sunday night, earning its highest rated season premiere in series history across all key demos, according to Nielsen Media Research. Raking in 2.9 million total viewers and 1.9 million adults 18-49, the episode was up 20 percent and 10 percent respectively from the prior season’s premiere. “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” was the number one unscripted cable telecast of the day on Sunday among adults 18-46. Additionally, this marks the most watched season premiere in The Real Housewives franchise history. For more information, visit BravoTV’s official website and follow us on Twitter.
Tune in next Sunday, November 13 at 9p.m ET/PT when, fresh off her verbal confrontation with Sheree, NeNe decides to take a break from Atlanta by rounding up Cynthia and Kandi for a girls’ getaway weekend of fun and sun in Miami. Phaedra’s fascination with the dead goes a step further as she explores opening a family funeral business, but Apollo’s creeped out by Phaedra’s new passion. Sheree and Kim have some of their own girl time to discuss Kim and Kroy’s future plans. Meanwhile, Kroy and Sweetie conspire to throw an intimate surprise bash for a very pregnant Kim’s 33rd birthday, complete with expensive jewels. For a sneak peek, click here.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data, series high: P18-49, P25-54, and total viewers, franchise high: total viewers.
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