By: Taren Vaughan
Kandi Burruss‘ spin off show disappoints in ratings? It seems like all, well most of, the cast members of Real Housewives of Atlanta are getting their chance at spin-off shows. Talk suggested earlier on that the re-engaged NeNe Leakes was about to get her own spin-off show, along with Kandi Burruss and Phaedra Parks. NeNe happily announced her show I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding in the midst of clapping back at one of her half-sisters’ threat to expose her, NeNe and her half sister now locked into a Twitter beef with each other. As for Kandi, her spin-off show has kicked off and it’s one that is centered around music. Though Kandi got her shot at a show of her own, things started off on the wrong foot from the pilot episode of The Kandi Factory when winning contestant Matthew Solomon blasted Kandi for supposedly making false promises to him about what his prize would be.
The Kandi Factory contestant isn’t the only one who isn’t feeling Kandi at the moment as her and Kim Zolciak are still at it over baby names and the lawsuit that Kandi slapped Kim with over the ‘Tardy for the Party’ song that gave Kim her shot at a singing career, Kim feeling that the whole thing is for publicity purposes only. While Kandi and Kim are battling over song royalties, both of their shows air on Tuesday nights, Kim’s spin-off Don’t Be Tardy back for a second season. And so far, Kim is the one who is coming out on top with the ratings.
According to Bravo Ratings, this past Tuesday, April 16th, Kim Zolciak’s show is steadily bringing in the numbers. Kim’s first episode of Don’t Be Tardy attracted 1,157,000 with 695,000 of the viewers being between ages 18 to 49 years. And she saw an increase in viewership with the second episode at 1,259,000 viewers, keeping the numbers pretty steady.
The ratings for Kandi’s show however are on the disappointing side as The Kandi Factory opened with 671,000 viewers and saw only a 1,000 viewer increase with the second episode.