The RHONJ Season 12 premiere landed as the top-rated cable show in the ratings for February 1, 2022, according to just-released numbers from Nielsen. Teresa Giudice’s summer kick off party on The Real Housewives of New Jersey scored a 0.35 in the P18-49 demo and 1,099,000 viewers, which was enough to earn the #1 spot for all of cable.
Watch What Happens Live, which featured Teresa, scored a 0.24 and 760,000 viewers, landing in the #7 spot and besting many of the late night talk show’s recent episodes.
Including the Season 12 premiere, three episodes of RHONJ landed in the top 100 shows yesterday. The Season 12 premiere was also the highest-rated Real Housewives premiere in over a year since The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 13 earned a 0.50 and 1,418,000 viewers in December 2020.
For comparison, the RHONJ Season 11 premiere earned a 0.37 and 1,132,000 viewers back in February 2021.
The ratings news is quite impressive, with some of the other Real Housewives franchises not being able to meet the 1 million live viewer mark. (We’re looking at you, The Real Housewives of Orange County and The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City!) Click Here for the latest reality TV ratings news.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey airs Tuesdays at 8pm EST on Bravo.