Though nobody can deny that Oprah’s new network showed signs of struggle initially, the talk show queens ratings has been on a steady incline for a good while now. From huge interviews, to additional programing, OWN is drawing in the viewers. And a new published report shows that OWN seems to be here to stay.No matter how many haters attempted to bring it down.
OWN’s new series Iyanla: Fix My Life featuring Evelyn Lozada, had a two-night premiere, Saturday and Sunday, and is the network’s highest rated series debut ever, ranking number 2 in all of cable when it aired Saturday night.
Season 2 of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s premiered Sunday night and was the highest rated episode in the series history, ranking in the top 5 of all cable series during the time period.
Meanwhile Oprah’s exclusive interview with Usher, which aired on Oprah’s Next Chapter Sunday night, brought in 1.5 million viewers and ranked number 3 in its time period among women 25-54, posting quadruple and triple digit growth versus numbers from a year ago.
The week of September 10th marked OWN’s 35th consecutive week of total day year-over-year growth among women 25-54, for nearly nine consecutive months. Due to OWN’s ratings momentum, the network now ranks among the top 5 ad-supported cable networks on Saturday and Sunday night.
Go head Oprah. You better show them who is boss!
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