For comparison’s sake, part three of the season 6 reunion logged 4.29 million viewers and the season 6 average was 3.87 million viewers. While the decline is troublesome, IMHO, Real Housewives of Atlanta still brings more viewers to Bravo than the others in the franchise. Case in point: this week’s episode of Real Housewives of New York attracted just 1.385 million viewers.
Nearly every reality star who will have a job next season showed up yesterday for the E! and Bravo Upfronts in NYC. The Kardashians, the Real Housewives and so many more showed up to give advertisers a glimpse of what’s to come on the networks over the next few months.
Kenya Moore was on hand (and even posed with Patti Stanger, so clearly things are fine between them after the marriage debacle of this week) and so was NeNe Leakes – wearing the same top as Giuliana Rancic! Kim Zolciak was there but we didn’t get any red carpet shots of her and daughter Brielle, but hopefully some of those will be up later this morning!
The phrase ‘be careful what you wish for’ comes to my mind when I think of the Shahs of Sunset fans who wanted Lilly Ghalichi off the show. Because, Asifa Mirza. Asifa and her ex-husband/current boyfriend Bobby are exhausting.
On the after show, Bobby and Asifa shared the story behind their argument at Adam‘s bachelor party. Long story short, Asifa encouraged Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi and Bobby to be text buddies, but then Asifa lost her freaking mind when she found out that GG and Bobby texted about her. Like I said, they are exhausting. And then add GG‘s explosive temper into the mix. Oy vey.
This week on Shahs of Sunset, viewers had the misfortune of watching Adam Neely and Reza Farahan‘s bachelor parties. Reza summed up the contrast between the two parties nicely: Adam and his party guests “petted zebras” and Reza and his party guests “petted whores.” On the Shahs of Sunset after show, Asa Soltan Rahmati shared her thoughts on not being invited to Reza’s party, and Mercedes “MJ” Javid dished on Reza nearly getting jumped at his party.
Because there weren’t quite enough dysfunctional relationships on Shahs of Sunset, the powers that be added Asifa Mirza and Bobby Panahi to the cast for season four. Last week, Asifa was mad at Bobby because he didn’t buy her a birthday card to go with the diamond necklace he gave her.
“He knows after 7 years that this is the most important thing to me,” Asifa wrote in her blog. “I know he loves me very much, but he doesn’t listen well and doesn’t show interest in others’ happiness. These are things I hope he realizes and changes about himself.”
Prepare yourself for more Asifa and Bobby drama tonight. “Tune in to Shahs tonight and find out what’s been eating at me and why I’m so hurt by Bobby,” Asifa shared on Instagram. “Dr. Phil, we need your help. Relationships these days are not easy.” On his page, Bobby snarked, “Dr. Phil would quit his job if he even tried.” See the preview clip of this week’s fight below.
The reality TV viewer numbers are in and ready to be analyzed. Teen Mom OG saw its third increase in a row with 1.855 million tuning in this week. The mid-season finale of Dance Moms garnered 1.451 million viewers, bringing the season five average to 1.57 million viewers. For comparison’s sake, the season four finale attracted 1.619 million and the season average was 1.84 million.
This week, MJ planned Reza‘s party and Asa planned Adam‘s party. Reza is all about the raunch. “When you’re planning a bachelor party for your gay best friend, who is a whore and wants to sow his wild oats, it’s important to say, ‘Yes. Yes. Yes.'” said MJ. “The sky’s the limit; lots of gold, lots of dollars, lots of toys.”
Adam and Asa, on the other hand, threw around ideas like a beautiful picnic, a petting zoo (no puns included), and a scavenger hunt. MJ refused to invite Asa to Reza‘s bachelor party, so Reza agreed to keep it a secret from both Asa and Adam. Asa and Reza took to their blogs to share their thoughts on the bachelor party drama on Shahs of Sunset this week.
In addition to his douchetastic interview on the after show, Mike took to his blog to share his thoughts on the reconciliation dinner.
“Jessica is my ride or die!” said Mike. “She was furious at the way my friends had been treating me lately – gossip, sh– talking, and making me feel secluded from the group. I would vent to her about how upset I was, fueling her fire. Then the fact that all of them knew GG [Gharachedaghi] was spreading rumors made us even more disappointed my friends never told me so I could approach GG and get to the bottom of it.”