Kandi’s Wedding Wins The Ratings Battle
We’re betting Kandi Burruss is one happy Housewife right about now!
Kandi’s Wedding, The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s latest spinoff, brought in big ratings for Bravo on Sunday night. More than 2 million viewers—2.4 million viewers to be exact—tuned in to see Kandi begin the wedding planning process, with scene stealer Mama Joyce by her side, with 1.2 million viewers in the all-important adults 18-49 demo, according to TV by the Numbers.
And guess what? Kandi’s Wedding was RHOA’s highest-rated off-shoot yet, besting NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak’s previous spinoffs. Seems like viewers might have a favorite Atlanta Housewife!
NeNe’s 2013 wedding special, I Dream of NeNe, which documented her “I do” re-do with Gregg Leakes, debuted to 1.6 million viewers and 740,000 in the demo. Meanwhile, former castmember Kim Zolciak’s Don’t Be Tardy special, which aired in 2012, attracted 1.39 million viewers and 691,000 in the coveted demo.
After hearing about her spinoff’s huge ratings, Kandi took to social media to thank her fans.
“Thank you sooooooo much to everyone that watched, talked about, & spread the word for our premier episode of #KandisWedding,” she posted on Instagram. “Because of you we had 2.4 million viewers!!!!!! Im so thankful for my husband @Todd167, my family, friends, & the crew that all were a part of making this show happen. I love yall!”
Kandi’s Wedding airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on Bravo.