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Bravo's 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' Finale Sets Ratings Records

The Season 3 closer averaged 4.4 million total viewers, becoming the franchise's most-watched episode.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta
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The season finale of The Real Housewives of Atlanta broke viewership records for Bravo.

The third-season closer, which aired Sunday, averaged 4.4 million total viewers, including 3.1 million viewers in the key adults 18-49 demo. That makes it the most-watched episode in the history of the Housewives franchise.

Season 3 of Atlanta also was the franchise's most-watched season ever, averaging 3.5 million total viewers, including 2.4 million in the demo.

Compared to the Season 2 finale, which aired in October, Sunday night's Atlanta episode was up 47% among total viewers and up 51% in the demo.

Following the Atlanta finale, chat show Watch What Happens: Live also posted series-high ratings, averaging 3.1 million total viewers and 2.1 million in the demo.