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'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' premiere attracts record audience

keeping_kardashiansImage Credit: E! NetworksThe fifth season premiere of E’s Keeping Up with the Kardashians posted record ratings for E. The half-hour show from Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bunim-Murray Productions was the series’ highest-rated and most-watched season opener ever and the network’s 2nd most-watched telecast ever (only behind last season’s Kardashians finale). It averaged nearly 4.7 million total viewers, up 14%  over last season’s debut. It also ranked as E’s second highest-rated telecast ever among adults 18-34, adults 18-49, women 18-34 and women 18-49, second only to last season’s record-breaking finale.

Meanwhile, the series premiere of The Spin Crowd, which is produced by Bunim-Murray Productions and Kim Kardashian, posted E’s highest-rated and most-watched series debut ever in the Sunday at 10:30pm timeslot. It averaged over 2.3 million viewers.