Bravo's 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Draws Big Ratings Sunday Night

Several cable reality series drew big viewership numbers this past Sunday night.

Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta garnered its highest-rated episode of its season, generating nearly 3.7 million viewers, according to network officials. The network’s latenight series Watch What Happens Live, featuring guests Phaedra Parks and Ben & Jewel Tankard, also delivered its most-watched episode of the season with nearly 1.4 million viewers.

In addition, Bravo's newest series Thicker Than Water, generated 1.8 million total viewers, an 18% increase among total viewers compared to the prior week’s episode, said Bravo officials.

Sunday’s episode of E!’s WWE-based reality series Total Divas scored its best viewership in two months, generated 1.4 million total viewers, 903,000 adults 18-49 and 558,000 women 18-49, said network officials.  

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