Despite a bombshell confession from Braunwyn Windham-Burke that she is an alcoholic, The real housewives in Orange County The 15 season premiere did not generate the same ratings as before.
Bravo levels tweet, “S15E01 – 1.051 million viewers (0.34 18-49 demo).” Viewers responded to the Twitter thread shouting that the premiere had been bombed. “Worse in history,” said one. Another wrote, “I mean I thought they would get at least 1.2 and a demo over 0.40. This is not a good start. ”
In fact, rankings dropped from last year’s premiere. Last year the series stopped in August and received around 1.42 million viewers, up from 1.41 million viewers the previous season, Radar Online reports.
Season 15 falls longer than the previous season low
To add more context, Radar Online reported that the previous low was 1.18 million during the RHOC End of season 13. Although nominated to “friend” status, original member Vicki Gunvalson was still a big part of the show during season 14.
Gunvalson and Judge’s contracts have not been updated for another season. The two former members were shocked and saddened that they were no longer part of the series. Bravo producer Andy Cohen put Gunvalson flowers on the 15th night premiere of the season.
“It’s a shame and I’m very honest that Bravo has decided to keep their network,” the statement continued. “I cannot support a show that supports someone who supports white supremacy. The last straw was her wedding show gift that said alcohol life is important. No Kelly. The Black Lives Matter. ”
A Twitter user was angry that Dodd was allowed to return this season. “If Bravo ‘listened to fans’ when they said Teddi was tired, and she fired at her, who avoids everyone’ s complaints about Kelly Dodd? ”Shared one Twitter. “It has been completely inaccessible for months now. Turn off the whole damn season. Subtract her salary. She’s a monster, and you’re silent. ”