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Viewership for the sixth season premiere of “The Real Housewives of Miami” increased 124% compared to last season as the show returned to Bravo, according to Nielsen’s live-plus-seven-day numbers.
The November 1 debut episode attracted 1.4 million total viewers across all platforms in its first seven days – up 124% from the Season 5 premiere – and reached 695,000 viewers in the 18-49 demo, an increase of 75% compared to the last season. Seasons 4 and 5 of “Miami” first debuted on Peacock and aired on Bravo three months after completing their release on the streamer.
According to the platform, the season six premiere saw a 9% increase in viewership in both total viewers and the demo in its first seven days on Peacock.
Elsewhere on Bravo, “The Real Housewives of Potomac” also posted impressive gains in its Season 8 premiere on November 5. The episode drew 2.1 million total viewers and reached one million viewers in the 18-49 demo – up 15% and 20%, respectively, from the Season 7 premiere.
The November 5 premiere also marked the highest total viewership for a season premiere in eight years and the highest demo viewership to watch a season premiere in three years, according to seven-day viewership across all platforms.
The Season 8 premiere of “RHOP” also became the show’s most-watched episode on Peacock and ranked No. 2 in total viewers among NBCUniversal cable entertainment seasons airing the next day on Peacock.
Also premiering on November 5 was “Married to Medicine,” whose Season 10 debut drew 1.6 million total viewers and 723,000 viewers in the 18-49 demo across seven days of viewing across all platforms, up from 28% and 35% respectively compared to the Season 9 premiere.
Since Married to Medicine aired the first episode of Season 10 on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo, the November 5 premiere became the series’ most-watched season premiere since Season 7 debuted in 2019. Similar to ” RHOP,” the premiere became the most-watched “Married to Medicine” episode of all time on Peacock.