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Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City scored a 0.28 in the demo and 959,000 viewers in the reality TV ratings on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, earning the number 2 spot for the night.
That means the RHONY Season 13 premiere is the lowest-rated in New York history. While DVR numbers are certainly important to the Real Housewives franchise in 2021, RHONY Season 12 debuted to a 0.43 and 1,089,000 viewers back in April 2020, while Season 11 earned a 0.59 and 1,536,000 viewers in 2019. For Dallas, this is also a series-low for a reunion, with Season 4 earning a 0.25 and 750,000 viewers in January.
Also on Bravo, Watch What Happens Live, which featured the entire cast of RHONY Season 13, generated a strong 0.15 and 639,000 viewers, besting the RHOD Season 5 reunion which earned a 0.12 and 368,000 viewers at 10pm.
Meanwhile, Teen Mom 2 earned the top spot for MTV, generating a 0.30 and 663,000 viewers.
Reality TV Ratings: RHONY Season1 3 Premiere, RHOD Season 5 Reunion, Teen Mom 2, And More — Tuesday, May 4, 2021
|Teen Mom 2||MTV||0.30||663,000|
|The Real Housewives of New York City (RHONY Season 13 Premiere)||Bravo||0.28||959,000|
|Watch What Happens Live||Bravo||0.15||639,000|
|The Real Housewives of Dallas (RHOD Season 5 Reunion)||Bravo||0.12||368,000|