April 19, 2011 2:32pm PT by Philiana Ng
VH1's 'Mob Wives,' 'Audrina' Debut
VH1’s Mob Wives made its series debut Sunday.
The docu-series lured in 1.4 million viewers for its 8 p.m. premiere with a 0.9 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic, up 92 percent versus the network’s average. Combined with the encore episode at 10 p.m., Mob Wives attracted more than 2.2 million viewers.
The premiere was the No. 1 non-sports cable program in its 8 p.m. time slot in women 18-49 and women 18-34, garnering a 1.5 in the latter demo.
Following Mob Wives was the debut of The Hills vet Audrina Patridge’s Audrina (1.2 million, including encore) and Saddle Ranch (1 million, including encore) at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., respectively.