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BET Continues To Dominate Primetime w/ 'Real Husbands' & 'Second Generation Wayans' Finales

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act March 22, 2013 at 9:46PM

BET Continues To Dominate Primetime w/ 'Real Husbands' & 'Second Generation Wayans' Finales
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This season, Real Husbands Of Hollywood is the #1 sitcom on cable among adults 18-49; and Second Generation Wayans is the #2 new sitcom on cable among adults 18-49.

Who'da thunk it? Not I.


More original series hits for BET; and The Game (which has been the network's crown jewel) hasn't even returned for its new (6th) season yet (March 26).

And let's not forget what they have coming up - like Being Mary Jane, with Gabrielle Union, Omari Hardwick, and other names you all know well.

But what happened to T.J. Holmes' previously-downsized news/commentary program Don't Sleep though? It hasn't returned since the Christmas/New Year's holiday break. Are we to assume it's dead?


The full details follow via press release from BET below: 

ALMOST 6 MILLION VIEWERS WATCHED THE SEASON FINALE TELECASTS OF "REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD" AND "SECOND GENERATION WAYANS" ON BET!

REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD Is The #1 Sitcom On Cable Among Adults 18-49 And SECOND GENERATION WAYANS Is The #2 New Sitcom On Cable Among Adults 18-49 This Season

March 22, 2013 - BET continues to dominate primetime with last night's finale telecasts of breakout hits REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD and SECOND GENERATION WAYANS. Closing out the season with stellar ratings, REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD is now cable's #1 sitcom among all adults 18-49 so far this season, outperforming all new and returning sitcoms. The series finale is also cable's #1 weeknight sitcom telecast in March among all viewers. SECOND GENERATION WAYANS finished its season as cable's #2 new sitcom among all adults 18-49 this season, only behind REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD. For the month of March, SECOND GENERATION WAYANS' series finale is the #1 cable sitcom telecast in its 10:30 P.M.* time-slot.

The BET Season Finale of REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD premiered Tuesday night to a total of 2.2 million viewers during its 10:00 p.m.* premiere. When combined with REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD'S 11:00 P.M.* encore, the finale episode attracted 3.4 million total viewers. And, SECOND GENERATION WAYANS 10:30 P.M.* premiere drew 1.3 million total viewers. When combined with SECOND GENERATION WAYANS' 11:30 P.M.* encore, the premiere episode attracted 2.2 million total viewers. In total, BET's entire Tuesday night scripted block garnered almost 6 million total viewers from 10:00 P.M.-12:00 A.M.!

On the digital side, BET's hashtag #RHOHFinale trended at #3 worldwide on Twitter during the 10:00 p.m.* premiere, and Nicole Ari Parker and Tisha Campbell Martin were also top trends. In addition, 13.9 million visits have been made to Real Husband and Second Generations content on BET.com since the premiere date.

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