By Lynette Rice
Updated July 27, 2010 at 04:54 PM EDT

Image Credit: David Giesbrecht/BravoBravo wrapped ts best July in network history with double-digit ratings gains in all the key demographics, thanks to strong performances by Bethenny Getting Married?, Top Chef D.C., Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, and Watch What Happens: Live. Those freshman shows helped Bravo post a 36 and 44 percent increase in total viewers and adults 18-49, respectively versus the same time last year (846,000 vs. 623,000 total viewers and 511,000 vs. 355,000 adults 18-49).

In addition, Top Chef D.C. helped Bravo earn the No. 1 spot in all cable for the 9 p.m. timeslot among adults 18-49 on Wednesdays for the month. On July 8, Bethenny Getting Married? was cable’s No. 1 entertainment show with a season high 2.26 million viewers, while The Real Housewives of New Jersey earned its highest rated non-finale episode of the series with 3.29 million viewers and 2.28 million adults 18-49 on July 12th.