May 07, 2013
BRAVO MEDIA PUTS A RING ON IT! “NEWLYWEDS: THE FIRST YEAR” SERIES PREMIERE ENGAGES OVER 1 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
“The Real Housewives of Orange County” Delivers its Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with Nearly 2 Million Total Viewers
NEW YORK – May 7, 2013 – Bravo Media rings in over 1 million total viewers in the premiere episode (aired 5/6/13) of “Newlyweds: The First Year,” – a new docu-series that follows the lives of four newlywed couples as they embark on all of the trials and tribulations throughout their entire first year of marriage. Additionally, the show’s debut delivered over 600,000 viewers among A18-49, according to Nielsen.
Serving as a strong lead-in at its new time at 9pm ET/PT, “The Real Housewives of Orange County” raked in almost 2 million total viewers, which marks its highest-rated episode of the season among all key demos along with over 1.2 million viewers among A18-49.
On the next episode of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” which airs on Monday, May 13 at 9pm ET/PT, Tamra doubts Vicki's commitment to their new business venture when they face off in a nasty argument that abruptly ends their Malibu wine-tasting trip. Alexis and Jim celebrate the grand opening of their trampoline park. Meanwhile, Tamra worries that Eddie is more committed to his bike riding habit than her, and Heather and Terry hit a roadblock in their relationship when it’s revealed he went too far in an argument, uttering a word that hits too close for comfort to some of the other housewives. For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-orange-county/season-8/videos/here-to-drink-wine
Tune in to next week’s episode of “Newlyweds: The First Year” airing on Monday, May 13, at 10pm ET/PT, when fantasy gives way to reality. Still on cloud nine, Blair embraces his inner bridezilla and begins planning a lavish commitment ceremony in Savannah, while Jeff’s concerns simmer beneath the surface. Kim cringes at the thought of living in Alaska’s former bachelor pad, shared with his sister and 2-year old nephew, while Alaska remains committed to economizing. Tina and Tarz get matching tattoos, outraging Tina’s conservative father. John’s fantasy of a traditional marriage comes true when his new wife initially cooks and cleans for him, but formerly independent Kathryn quickly becomes bored with her new identity as housewife. For a sneak peek, visit: http://www.bravotv.com/newlyweds-the-first-year/season-1/videos/anyone-pregnant-yet
“Newlyweds: The First Year” is produced by Monkey Kingdom with Will Macdonald, David Granger and Lauren Lazin serving as Executive Producers.
Season eight of “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is produced by Evolution Media for Bravo, with partners Douglas Ross, Gregory Stewart along with Scott Dunlop and Kevin Lee serving as executive producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data.
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