or


[08/21/12 - 01:09 PM]
"Oprah's Next Chapter" Rihanna Interview Ranks #1 in Key Women Demos in Time Period and #2 in All of Primetime Among All Ad-Supported Cable Delivering 2.5 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 19.

[via press release from OWN]

"OPRAH'S NEXT CHAPTER" RIHANNA INTERVIEW RANKS #1 IN KEY WOMEN DEMOS IN TIME PERIOD AND #2 IN ALL OF PRIMETIME AMONG ALL AD-SUPPORTED CABLE DELIVERING 2.5 MILLION VIEWERS

Interview Scores Second Highest Telecast in OWN History

New Original Series "Lovetown" Launches As Second Highest Network Premiere Ever

OWN Continues Ratings Momentum with 31 Consecutive Weeks of Year- Over-Year Growth and is on Track for Third Consecutive Quarter of Growth

Los Angeles - "Oprah's Next Chapter" featuring Oprah Winfrey's interview with music phenonenon Rihanna (Sunday, August 19 from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT) ranked #1 in its time period across the keyfemale demos among all ad-supported cable networks, ranked #2 in all of primetime overall among ad-supported cable, and was #1 in its time period in W18-49 among all broadcast and ad-supported cable (2.43 W25-54, 2.49 W18-49, 2.5 million total viewers). The episode posted triple digit growth across the key demos versus year ago numbers (+350% W25-54, +199% total viewers).

Sunday's episode marked OWN's second highest rated telecast in network history. The series also topped all key African American demos in its time period on all of broadcast and ad-supported cable (11.37 AA W25-54; 11.47 AA W18-49; 11.5 HH; 1.65 million total viewers).

Following "Oprah's Next Chapter", the series premiere of new original series "Lovetown, USA" (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) featuring a unique social experiment on love, marking the network's second highest series premiere ever in the key demo with a .79 W25-54 rating, behind only "Oprah's Next Chapter" (Steven Tyler on Jan 1, 2012; 1.07 W25-54) and tying "Ask Oprah's All Stars" (Jan. 2, 2011; .79 W25-54). The premiere episode was up triple digits versus year ago numbers in the key female demo (+108% W25-54).

Additionally, OWN has notched its 31st consecutive week of total day growth across all key demos versus year ago numbers (+67% W25-54, +51% total viewers) and continues to post double-digit ratings growth in primetime and total day. The network is on track to deliver its third consecutive quarter of growth, with the week of August 13 posting the second highest week in primetime ever (.37 W25-54) and tying the highest rating week ever in total day (.20 W25-54).

OWN remains up double digits in both primetime and total day for the year, with primetime posting +15% in both W25-54 and total viewers, posting +36% W25-54 and +33% total viewers versus year ago numbers.

OWN 3Q 2012 to date

· Prime growth versus year ago: +35% W25-54, +36% total viewers

· Total Day growth versus year ago: +60% W25-54, +59% total viewers

OWN Year-to-Date

· Prime growth versus year ago: +15% W25-54 and +15% total viewers

· Total Day growth versus year ago: +36% W25-54; +33% total viewers

Week of August 13

· Prime growth versus year ago: +68% W25-54, +40% P2+

· Total Day growth versus year ago: +67% W25-54, +51% P2+

"Oprah's Next Chapter" Rihanna (Sunday, August 19 from 9-10 p.m. ET/PT)

· 2.43 W25-54, 2.49 W18-49, and 2.5 million total viewers

· Growth versus year ago: +350% W25-54, +199% total viewers

· #1 in its time period among W25-54, W18-49 and W18-34 among all ad-supported cable networks

· #1 in its time period among W18-49 among broadcast and all ad-supported cable networks

· #2 for the night in primetime among all ad-supported cable networks in W25-54 and W18-49

· #1 in its time period in African American key demos W25-54, W18-49, HH and P2+

"Lovetown" (Sunday, August 19 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT)

· .79 W25-54 and 758,000 total viewers

· Growth versus year ago: +108% W25-54, +11% total viewers

Source: The Nielsen Company

OWN ratings are coverage ratings.

About "Oprah's Next Chapter" (Sundays at 9 p.m.)

The new primetime series features Oprah Winfrey as she steps outside of the studio for riveting, enlightening and in-depth conversations with newsmakers, celebrities, thought leaders and real-life families. This Sunday will back-to-back episodes featuring Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas (Special time Sunday, August 26 at 8:30 p.m.) and Kelsey Grammer (Aug. 26 at 9 p.m.). Join the conversation on Twitter #NextChapter

About "Lovetown" (Sundays at 10 p.m.)

After a nationwide search, Oprah Winfrey named Kingsland, Georgia to be "Lovetown, USA." Winfrey traveled to Georgia and launched the first of its kind social experiment, where she called the community to action at a "love rally" and challenged everyone to "open their arms and hearts to the possibilities of all kinds of love." Two experienced relationship coaches, Paul Carrick Brunson and Kailen Rosenberg, have the daunting task of transforming Kingsland in 30 short days. The coaches will attempt to mend relationships of embattled friends and lovers, and find true love for singles with people living in their own back yard. Involving everyone from the mayor to grade school students, this social experiment will examine the affects love, grace, kindness and forgiveness can have on an entire community. Join the conversation on Twitter #Lovetown and "Be the Love" by sending a loved one a digital postcard via Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ownTV/app_453827621306407

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 80 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.





  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· LOVETOWN, USA (OWN)
· OPRAH PRIME (OWN)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[08/16/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Its Win Streak
The Peacock, powered by "America's Got Talent," has won Tuesday night for 13 consecutive weeks.

[08/15/17 - 11:21 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Newest "Garage Sale Mystery Month" Premiere Scores as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Telecast in Network History
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 7-13.

[08/15/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Younger" Continues to Break All-Time Series Records with Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode Ever
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 9.

[08/15/17 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Win Demo Crown
The Alphabet narrowly edges NBC and "American Ninja Warrior" among adults 18-49.

[08/14/17 - 01:27 PM]
USA Network's "The Sinner" Is the #1 New Cable Series Year-to-Date in P18-49, P25-54 and P2+ in L3
USA further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/14/17 - 08:42 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Sunday Reign
The Eye has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Sundays.

[08/13/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" leads the night in both categories.

[08/12/17 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
The Peacock gets another boost from preseason NFL coverage last night.

[08/11/17 - 12:58 PM]
E!'s "Life of Kylie" Series Premiere Delivers the Highest-Rated New Docuseries Launch of 2017
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 6.

[08/11/17 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Competition
All the broadcast networks get a boost from NFL preseason coverage in local markets.

[08/10/17 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Recap Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/09/17 - 01:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" Premieres with Winning Ratings
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Monday, August 7.

[08/09/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock once again tops the night by a wide margin.

[08/08/17 - 12:17 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Boosts Network to #1 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 31-August 6.

[08/08/17 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Finale Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.