Monday night’s episode of Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” which found the ladies hitting the slopes in Whistler, Canada, garnered 2.2 million total viewers and 1.3 million A18-49, according to Nielsen. This was the highest-rated episode of the season to-date among all key demos and the first of the season to deliver over 2 million total viewers. Anchoring the night, new docu-series “Below Deck” scored 1.2 million total viewers and 762,000 A18-49, up 15 percent and 18 percent, respectively, from the season premiere (7/1/13).
Additionally, “Watch What Happens Live,” hosted by Andy Cohen, with guests Lauri Peterson from Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Orange County” and Mark Feuerstein from USA’s “Royal Pains,” earned 1.1 million total viewers. Tune in tonight at 11p.m. ET/PT as Aisha Tyler and singer Ciara join Andy in the Clubhouse.
Tune in next Monday at 9p.m. ET/PT to “The Real Housewives of Orange County” as the ladies’ Canadian trip continues, Lauri’s accusations of indiscretions leaves Vicki’s head spinning and launches the mother of all dinner table debacles. Tamra accuses Gretchen of lying, making Gretchen question their friendship. A snowmobile adventure takes a surprising turn, and a subzero vodka binge leaves Tamra tongue-tied in the worst way possible. Back in Orange County, Heather guest stars on a new sitcom. For a sneak peek go to: http://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-orange-county/season-8/videos/confronting-the-sugar-daddy-gossip
Immediately following, at 10p.m. ET/PT on “Below Deck,” The Honor’s new charter guests are five single guys who enlist Dave and Eddie as wingmen in their quest to pick up women. After a night of trolling the local clubs, the charter guests bring back a special friend who isn’t quite what they were looking for. It’s Dave’s birthday and his boyfriend has a very special surprise in store for him. There is definite dissent in the stewardess ranks as Adrienne, Kat and Sam continue to have big problems working with one another. Sam and CJ take their flirting to the next level after a night out. For a sneak peek go to: http://www.bravotv.com/below-deck/season-1/videos/the-girls-a-dude
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.
“Below Deck” is produced by 51 Minds for Bravo, with Mark Cronin and Courtland Cox and James Bruce serving as executive producers and Rebecca Henning as co-executive producer.
“Watch What Happens Live” is produced by Embassy Row for Bravo. Michael Davies and Andy Cohen serve as executive producers.
Source: Nielsen Media Research, LS data.
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Source: Bravo press release, 7/11/13