December 03, 2012 1:28pm PT by Michael O'Connell
Bravo's 'Shahs' of Sunset' Returns to Series High of 2.3 Million Viewers
Just nine months after its series premiere, the second season of Bravo's Shahs of Sunset opened with a 106 percent boost over its Match launch.
Sunday night's inaugural broadcast from the series, produced Ryan Seacrest Productions, took in 2.3 million total viewers. That's up from the 1.1 million viewers it earned on March. 11. The series, which follows a group of Iranian-Americans living in Los Angeles, was also up from its most recent finale by 50 percent.
Shahs of Sunset grew steadily over its freshman run, finishing in April with 1.53 million viewers.
In the target adults 18-49 demo, Shahs was up from the series premiere by a similar margin. The episode marked a 102 percent jump to 1.4 million viewers in the key demo.