‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’: Kim Zolciak’s wig removal sparks spin-off surge

The ratings surged!

Who would have thought that Kim Zolciak taking her wig off would be so popular? However, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member making this one move Thursday night on “Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding” ended up giving her spin-off series the highest ratings that it has seen yet.

Overall, the show drew a solid 2.03 million viewers for its episode Thursday, which was up 64% from the installment last week; meanwhile, the 18-49 viewership was up an even more impressive 71% to 1.14 million (which is almost a 1.0 rating for those who prefer to look at ratings more than actual numbers). With the actual wedding still to come, though, it is possible that Kim could end up topping herself before the show is over.

“Don’t Be Tardy” may not be drawing the ratings of “Atlanta” proper, but it is at least keeping one of the cast members in the minds of America until season 5 premieres — which will likely not be until late this year or early in 2013.

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