or


[04/10/12 - 01:18 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Solid Ratings With Weekend Original Primetime Series
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.

[via press release from OWN]

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK SCORES SOLID RATINGS WITH WEEKEND ORIGINAL PRIMETIME SERIES

"Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" Posts Series High Ratings on Saturday Up +22% W25-54 From Last Week's Spring Return

"Oprah's Next Chapter" Featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes on Sunday Posts Triple Digit Growth VersusYear Ago Numbers

Los Angeles - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network posted solid ratings over the weekend with its popular original primetime series "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" and "Oprah's Next Chapter."

"Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" hit a series high on Saturday, April 7 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT) posting a .60 W25-54 and 593,000 total viewers. The episode grew +22% from the prior week's spring return (Saturday, March 31) and was cable's highest rated original series of the night in its time period for African American women 25-54. The series also ranked #11 in its time period in W25-54 among 97 ad-supported cable networks.

"Oprah's Next Chapter" Sunday, April 8 (9-10 p.m. ET/PT) featuring Bishop T.D. Jakes from his church in Dallas, Texas scored a .70 W25-54 with 759,000 total viewers, up triple digits versus year ago numbers in the key female demo.

"Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" (Saturday, April 7 from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT)

· .60 W25-54 and 593,000 total viewers

· Growth versus prior week: +22% W25-54, +16% total viewers

· Growth versus year ago: +186% W25-54, +121% total viewers

· #1 original program in its time period for AA W25-54 among 97 ad-supported cable networks

· #11 in its time period for W25-54 among 97 ad-supported cable networks

"Oprah's Next Chapter" (Sunday, April 8 from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT)

· .70 W25-54 and 759,000 total viewers

· Growth versus prior week: +67% W25-54, +55% total viewers

· Growth versus year ago: +133% W25-54, +85% total viewers

· #2 in its time period for AA W25-54 among 97 ad-supported cable networks

Source: The Nielsen Company

OWN ratings are coverage ratings.

About "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" (Saturdays, 9 p.m. ET/PT)

"Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" follows former Ikette Miss Robbie Montgomery and her dynamic family at their St. Louis soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's. A backup singer for the soul duo sensation Ike and Tina Turner in the 1960s, Robbie Montgomery spent much of her time on tour cooking for the band. After her lung collapsed and she could no longer sing, Robbie took her mother's age-old soul food recipes and opened the restaurant known as Sweetie Pie's. Now with two successful locations, Miss Robbie is upping the ante and preparing to open a third with the help of her son and business partner, Tim. As Tim and his fiancée, Jenae, tend to their newborn son and plan their wedding, Miss Robbie - who, at 71, has never been married - continues to look for love and keep her family in line, especially her wise-cracking nephew Lil' Charles. "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" follows the loud, loving and still very musical Montgomery family as they struggle with the demands of expanding their family-owned business and creating a legacy to pass on to future generations, one soulful dish at a time. Produced by Pilgrim Studios, Executive Producers are Craig Piligian, Jenn Duncan, Jeff Keane, Tim Brietbach and Steve Luebbert. Join the conversation on Twitter #SweetiePies

About "Oprah's Next Chapter" (Sundays, 9 p.m. ET/PT)

The new primetime series features Oprah Winfrey as she steps outside of the studio for riveting, enlightening and in-depth conversationswith newsmakers, celebrities, thought leaders and real-life families. Produced by Harpo Studios. Follow the conversation on Twitter #NextChapter

About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 77 million homes on what was the Discovery Health Channel. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is currently available in approximately 67% of homes in the United States and 80% of cable homes.





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· OPRAH PRIME (OWN)
· WELCOME TO SWEETIE PIE'S (OWN)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/28/14 - 08:36 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Time Slot Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure and Is the #1 Show of the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:29 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Finale Is Up 13% to Tie a 10-Week High and Grows Over Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 27.

[08/28/14 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Puts CBS on Top in Demos
Plus: "America's Got Talent" helps NBC lead the night among total viewers.

[08/27/14 - 02:34 PM]
Finale of "Pretty Little Liars" Is the Summer's #2 Most-Tweeted Drama/Comedy Telecast, Behind Only Its Summer Premiere
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:51 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Wins Its Two-Hour Time Period Among the Big 4 by a Margin of 91% and by 65% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/27/14 - 08:35 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Got Talent" Win for NBC
The show's latest installment leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/14 - 08:32 AM]
Night 2 "Bachelor in Paradise" 2-Night Event Holds Steady from Night 1 In Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 26.

[08/26/14 - 02:07 PM]
"Fast N' Loud" Roars to #1 Spot in Cable & #2 Spot in All of TV Monday Night
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 11:24 AM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day in Total Viewers and Major Youth Demos
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 18-24.

[08/26/14 - 10:54 AM]
NBC's "Emmy" Telecast Delivers the Event's Second-Biggest Overall Audience In Eight Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 08:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Emmys Put NBC on Top
Early results see nearly 14 million viewers tune into the 66th annual event.

[08/26/14 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Holds Steady Week to Week Opposite "Emmys" on NBC, While Posting Gains in Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/26/14 - 07:49 AM]
"The 66th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Posts NBC's Highest-Rated Monday in Metered-Market Households, Excluding Olympics, In Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 25.

[08/25/14 - 12:30 PM]
New Era of "Doctor Who" Begins with Highest Rated Season Premiere Ever on BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/25/14 - 09:42 AM]
Last Night's "Big Brother" Is the Biggest Brother of the Summer
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, August 24.