'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Season Premiere Hits Franchise High

Monday's third season opener drew 2.87 million total viewers.
'Real Housewives of New Jersey'

Nothing's slowing down the Real Housewives.

The 90-minute third season premiere of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey delivered the highest-rated opener in network history with 2.02 million viewers in the coveted adults 18-49 demographic tuning in to Monday's episode.

The New Jersey premiere also set a franchise record in total viewers, luring 2.87 million, up 23 percent. To compare, last spring's third season opener of The Real Housewives of New York City drew 2.04 million.

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