Audiences don’t vote for D.C. ‘Housewives’

Bravo series premieres to 1.6 million viewers

The Thursday premiere of “The Real Housewives of D.C.” got off to a sluggish start for Bravo compared to other debuts of past “Housewives” skeins.

With 1.6 million tuning in, that’s a significant drop-off from the 2.7 million who watched the second-season launch of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in July 2009. That episode remains the most-watched premiere of any of the “Housewives” franchise.

Worth noting is that the “D.C.” numbers were low despite the publicity created by one of the cast members, Michaele Salahi, who, with her husband, crashed a White House function in November.

Bravo drew 1.9 million total viewers for the final episode of “Bethenny Getting Married?” That’s just above the 1.8 million season average.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading