The Real Housewives of Atlanta Breaks Franchise Viewership Record!
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Real Housewives of Atlanta

The Real Housewives of Atlanta Breaks Franchise Viewership Record!

We always knew the ladies of The Real Housewives of Atlanta are hot, hot, hot — and now we have even more proof that these sassy gals are truly on fire. Per a Bravo press release, the network had a super successful Sunday on January 5, thanks in large part to RHoA. We didn’t find last Sunday’s installment especially entertaining, but roughly 4.5 million viewers tuned in following the holidays, a record high for the entire Housewives franchise.

2.7 million of those 4.5 million viewers were in the crucial 18-49 demo, and the show ranked number one among all key demos versus cable telecasts for the day. The series premiere of Blood, Sweat & Heels immediately following RHoA also fared well pulling in 2.5 million viewers making it Bravo’s highest rated premiere ever.

The success continued throughout the night with the Season 1 finale of Thicker Than Water garnering some 2.3 million viewers, and the Season 11 premiere of Watch What Happens Live earning upwards of 1.8 million viewers. Since Porsha Stewart and Josh Groban were Andy’s guests for the night, we’re not surprised that so many people tuned in!

The ladies of Atlanta were thrilled about their show’s successful night. Kenya Moore tweeted, “A record 4.5M viewers 4 Sunday's ep. Thank u fans for making us #1 & @NeNeLeakes @Kandi @PhaedraParks @CynthiaBailey10 @porsha4real @andy,” and Porsha chimed in with “Congratulations to our #RHOA. 4.5 Million viewers! Phenomenal Ladies! @Kandi @NeNeLeakes @PhaedraParks @CynthiaBailey10 @KenyaMoore.”

Andy was also thrilled for his Atlanta ladies, and shared his love and appreciation for the gang on Twitter as well, writing, “The #RHOA are on FIRE!!!!! Mazel @CynthiaBailey10 @Porsha4real @NeNeLeakes @KenyaMoore @PhaedraParks @Kandi.”

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