‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Men Push ‘Watch What Happens Live’ to Season-High Ratings

“Fashion Queens” benefits from lead-in, scoring its series-high ratings with Sunday’s episode

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 7:08 PM

Viewers were apparently looking for a male point of view on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

“Watch What Happens Live” scored season-high ratings with “RHOA” husbands and fiances Apollo Nida, Todd Tucker, Gregg Leakes and Peter Thomas on Sunday.

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Nearly 2 million total viewers tuned into the episode of Andy Cohen’s late-night talk show at 11 p.m., a 24 percent increase over the previous week’s episode. Of those viewers, 964,000 were in the advertiser-coveted Adults 18-49 demographic.

The lead-in helped to give “Fashion Queens,” Bravo’s spirited recap of the week’s fashion hits and misses, its highest viewership of the series. Nearly 1.6 million total viewers tuned in at 11:30 p.m., a 25 percent increase from the prior week’s episode.

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“Watch What Happens Live” will next feature actor Nick Kroll and author and “Little House on the Prairie” alum Melissa Gilbert on Wednesday at 11/10c. “Fashion Queens” returns Sunday at 11:30/10:30c.

Watch a clip from the “RHOA” hubbies on “WWHL” above.