Oprah Winfrey’s Network OWN sets record ratings

OWN was Tuesday night’s #1 network on all of TV among African-American women and total viewers.

oprah0508Oprah Winfrey’s Network OWN recorded its most-watched week in network history this week. The network recorded an average of  799,000 total viewers with the addition of the new shows it has on its slate.  “Greenleaf” and the season premiere of popular Tyler Perry drama “The Haves and the Have Nots;” both shows were the week’s top two scripted telecasts.

“Greenleaf” debuted to record ratings on June 21st  with over 3 million viewers, becoming the #1 series debut in OWN history.

Additional 2Q 2016 Stats:

  • OWN was Tuesday night’s #1 network on all of TV among African-American women and total viewers.
  • Popular drama series “If Loving You is Wrong” from Tyler Perry ranked as Tuesday night’s #1 original cable series among women and Tuesday night’s #1 original series on all of TV among African-American women and total viewers.
  • OWN was Friday night’s #1 cable network among African-American women.
  • Comedy series “For Better or Worse” from Tyler Perry ranked as Friday night’s #1 original cable series among African-American women.  
  • OWN was Saturday night’s #3 cable network among African-American women.  
  • “For Peete’s Sake” and “Livin’ Lozada” were Saturday night’s top two original cable series among African-American women. 

Source: The Nielsen Company

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