The fourth-season premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians Sunday night gave E! its strongest performance ever with the franchise among viewers and set network records among key demos.
The Dec. 13 telecast from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. averaged a 3.0 household rating and 4.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen data. Those numbers more than doubled the 1.4 rating and 1.7 million viewers for the series' third season debut, while surpassing Nov. 8 The Wedding: Keeping Up with the Kardashians special, which scored a 2.4 rating and 3.2 million watchers.
Sunday night's fourth-season opener notched E! all-time highs among adults 18 to 34 with a 3.9 rating, and women 18 to 34, with a 5.6 mark against that demo. Those numbers more than doubled the third-season opener's performance with those demos, according to network officials.