E! RANKS #1 ON SUNDAY IN PRIMETIME AMONG P18-34 ACROSS CABLE AND IS THE MOST SOCIAL ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK OF THE NIGHT
Season Premiere of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” Ranks #1 Program on Cable Among All Key Demos and Ranks #1 Most Social Telecast Across Network and Cable
The Network’s Latest Docu-Series “Very Cavallari” Delivers Highest-Rated Episode of the Season, Up Double Digits
Los Angeles, CA, August 10, 2018 – Driven by the success of Sunday’s season premiere of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “Very Cavallari,” E! ranked as the #1 ad-supported cable network in primetime among P18-34 and was the most social entertainment network of the night, according to Nielsen. The season premiere of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” which saw Kim and her sister Kourtney disagree over scheduling their annual holiday card photo shoot, delivered 2.2 million total viewers, 1.4 million P18-49 and 785,000 P18-34, ranking as the #1 cable program of the night among all key demos. The series was also the #1 most social entertainment program of the night, on broadcast or cable, garnering 586,488 total interactions across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Additionally, the latest episode of “Very Cavallari” earned a season to-date high among all key demos garnering 910,000 total viewers, 661,000 P18-49, and 372,000 P18-34, up 29 percent, 34 percent and 65 percent respectively, from the prior week (7/29/18), marking the fourth consecutive week of growth among P18-49 and total viewers. The series has also garnered nearly 500,000 total views per episode on video on demand platforms through the first four episodes.
This Sunday on a new episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” at 9p.m. ET/PT, Kim and Khloé try to get to the root of Kourtney’s bad attitude, which ignites another disagreement between the girls. Meanwhile Kim makes Kendall a promise she can’t keep, and Khloé and Scott formulate an elaborate plan to prove Kris isn’t the art expert she claims to be.
Then at 10p.m. ET/PT on “Very Cavallari,” as Kristin takes the team on a company retreat to the beach. Kristin learns she can’t quite party like she used to, Taylor struggles to keep her pregnancy a secret from the team, and relationship issues follow the girls all the way to Florida.
Source: E! Rank Source: L3, 8/5/18, Mon-Sun Prime (8p-11p) time period based data for all cable among P18-34; E! Program average sources: Nielsen Ratings Report, L3, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Very Cavallari premiere episodes only by demo excluding repeats.. Keeping Up with the Kardashians Rank Source: Nielsen Ratings Report, L3 program averages, 8/5/18 Primetime (8p-11p), original premieres only across all of cable, excluding repeats, movies, specials, sport. VOD Source: Rentrak total transactions per episode (7/8/18 to 8/4/18 for episode #101-104), FEB based on desktop and mobile for the same dates and episodes
*Social Sources: Nielsen Social (August 5th, 2018) – Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter:
Network Ranking: Cable National & Primetime linear daypart
Program Ranking: Excludes Premium, Sports Events, News, & Specials; Primetime live or new episodes
“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions. Ryan Seacrest serves as the Executive Producer at Ryan Seacrest Productions. Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West and Khloé Kardashian serve as Executive Producers. Gil Goldschein, Farnaz Farjam-Chazan and Amanda Weinstein serve as Executive Producers at Bunim/Murray.
“Very Cavallari” is produced by T Group Productions with Jenny Daly, Rob Lobl, Kristin Cavallari and Omid Kahangi serving as Executive Producers.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. "E! News" airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across all digital and social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” as well as the network's scripted series "The Royals.” Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Ryan Seacrest Productions
Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) is an Emmy-winning entertainment production company creating unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP produces the E! hit cable series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and its spin-offs, as well as “E! Live from the Red Carpet” award shows, and Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset. Additionally, RSP produces the scripted series “Shades of Blue” on NBC and “Insatiable” on Netflix. The company produced the Emmy Award-winning reality series "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."
About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World (32 seasons on MTV). BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules(MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP’s current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Life of Kylie, Total Divas, Total Bellas and Citizen Rose (E!), The Real World, The Challenge and The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars (MTV), Valerie’s Home Cooking (Food Network), Born This Way (A&E), Earth Live(National Geographic), Bill Nye Saves the World (Netflix), Chachi’s World (go90), GloBugz (YouTube), Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch) and Miz and Mrs. (USA Network). BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical(HBO) for BMP Films. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.
About T Group Productions
T Group Productions is a premier reality and scripted television production company that develops, sells, produces, and licenses shows and formats domestically and internationally. Since Jenny Daly established T Group in 2010, T Group has produced hits such as "Storage Hunters" and "Container Wars" for TruTV, "The Joey Mac Project" for Pop Network; "Mystery Diners" and "Private Chefs of Beverly Hills" for Food Network. Currently, some of T Group's production includes "Ozzy and Jack's World Detour" for A&E; "24 to Life" on Lifetime, and “Disney Fairytale Weddings” for Freeform as well as projects with Youtube Red, Viceland, Bravo, CMT, TBS and Discovery.