Who was the winner in Sunday’s cable ratings? From TheFutonCritic, it was, again, the Real Housewives of Atlanta… in their new time slot of 8 pm.
Which shows came in second and third???
HoneyBooBoo was in one of those slots… not THIS HoneyBooBoo…
HOWEVER… it’s NOT “Here Comes Honey BooBoo” that Bravo is skeered to put the RHOA up against in their regular 9 pm time slot… it’s the History Channel’s “AX MEN”!
NOTE: Come on, Bravo! Let’s see you put the Real Housewives of Atlanta back in their regular time slot of 9 pm! Let’s see you play with the BIG BOYS in the ratings!!
Bravo has given the green light to a brand new type of “reality” show to add to their “throw anything against the wall and see if it sticks” type of programming. This new “reality” show seems a bit behind in its subject matter, as Jo Frost has already done as much as she possibly could for all the little toddler terrors in the US. Nanny Jo has gone back to England… and Bravo is just now putting out their new “parenting” show!
Bravo Media announced that it has greenlit “Extreme Guide to Parenting,” (working title), a new series following parents who practice unique styles of raising their children. Each episode will give a candid inside look at two separate households with very different forms of parenting — and each family strongly believes their methods are the perfect model for raising successful children. Some extreme parenting techniques include:
- Attachment: Parents who breastfeed their children until age four…or older.
- Helicopter: Parents so protective they use disguises to monitor their offspring’s every move.
- Fiercely Competitive: Parents who enroll their children in Mandarin Chinese courses before they can spell.
- Free-Range: Parents who believe saying “no” to their child is equivalent to corporal punishment.
- New Age: Parents who raise their children with techniques that complement their child’s aura.
“Whether you have kids or you’re stuck next to the screaming child on a plane, judging other people’s parenting is a guilty pleasure. We all love to do it,” said Eli Lehrer, Vice President of Development for Bravo. “The series explores all manners of eccentric ways parents raise their kids, and we’ll let the viewer be the judge of how they’re doing.”
The parents featured on the show are confident in their methods, no matter how unorthodox. But don’t let the initial outrageousness fool you: these parents love their kids.
Produced by Punched In The Head with Craig D’Entrone and Amelia D’Entrone serving as executive producers.
NOTE: Heard that the first episode of this new Bravo parenting show will deal with “Attachment”… and will be using some Bravo in-house talent from New Jersey!!
If you missed @ClosetFreak__ latest review of the RHOA, we did, too! We honestly don’t have time to search, so very happy that SH reader “Clauz” sent us the link to Closet’s latest ATL review!
(Thanks to SH readers “HousewifeHoe” and “Clauz”!!!)