PERCEPTION Makes History as a Top 3 Series Debut on Bravo with 341,000 Viewers

- Bravo is the #2 non-sports specialty channel in the PERCEPTION timeslot on Wednesday -

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TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - PERCEPTION is a hit on Bravo, becoming the third most-watched series debut in Bravo history behind DALLAS and THE BORGIAS, with 341,000 viewers tuning in to last night's premiere. In its 9 p.m. ET timeslot, PERCEPTION made Bravo the #2 non-sports specialty channel in the country with total viewers and the key A25-54 demo. Peaking at 418,000 viewers, the series debut reached a total of 566,000 Canadians.

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In the next new episode of PERCEPTION, "Faces" (Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo), Pierce (Eric McCormack, WILL & GRACE) is enlisted to help crack the case of a murdered mail-order bride. A twist marks the investigation when it's discovered the prime suspect suffers from an unusual condition. Elsewhere, Moretti (Rachel Leigh Cook, She's All That) is drawn to a handsome new professor. Encore broadcasts of PERCEPTION air Sundays at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET beginning Sept. 9 on Bravo (visit bravo.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Episodes are also available on demand on bravo.ca.

About Bravo Bravo delivers compelling stories through clever and immersive programming to viewers across Canada. From high-profile dramas to blockbuster feature films, Bravo is home to award-winning entertainment including the Gemini and Emmy®-winning original hit drama, THE BORGIAS. Bravo is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about Bravo is available at www.bravo.ca.

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Amanda Rinaldo, Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.5325 or amanda.rinaldo@bellmedia.ca