Bravo’s RHONY reboot hit a series low in the live ratings on Sunday night, according to just-released numbers.
Episode 5 earned a 0.11 in the P18-49) demo and just 439,000 live viewers for the August 13 episode, which is the lowest-rated episode in the show’s 15-year history.
The episode, which saw Erin Lichy and Jessel Taank attempt the first true Housewives sit-down of RHONY Season 14, didn’t do much for Watch What Happens Live which earned a 0.04 in the demo and 267,000 live viewers at 10:00pm. (Jessel was the show’s guest alongside Michael Rapaport.)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta served as lead-in and scored a 0.23 in the demo and 780,000 live viewers for its new episode on August 13.
Previously, Season 13’s Secrets Revealed episode held the record with a 0.12 in the demo and 542,000 live viewers back in September 2021.
As previously reported on TVDeets.com, the first episode of the all-new RHONY reboot earned a 0.22 in the all-important P18-49 demo and 672,000 live viewers in the ratings back in July, landing in the number 4 spot on all of cable and was number 1 at 9pm. The updated series stars Brynn Whitfield, Erin Dana Lichy, Sai De Silva, Jenna Lyons, Jessel Taank, and Ubah Hassan and was designed to reflect a more modern, diverse New York City.
The premiere has seen decent growth on streaming, however, reaching 1.7 million total viewers on all platforms and earning “a 29% uptick in demo viewership across all platforms when compared to Season 13’s average demo viewership,” according to a recent network release. Bravo has not shared any DVR or streaming numbers for the series in recent weeks and as the live ratings have continued to drop.
The Real Housewives of New York City airs Sundays at 9|8c on Bravo.