or


[08/30/12 - 11:43 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Scores Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Primetime Growth
OWN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[via press release from OWN]

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK SCORES SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF YEAR-OVER-YEAR PRIMETIME GROWTH

August Ratings Post Double Digit Gains Across All Key Demos Versus Year Ago in Primetime and Total Day

Los Angeles - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has posted double digit ratings gains for the month of August across all key demos in both primetime (+39% W25-54; +32% total viewers) and total day (+45% W25-54; +54% total viewers) versus year ago numbers marking the network's seventh consecutive month of year-over-year growth in primetime and total day.

Key August highlights include:

· "Oprah's Next Chapter" scored strong numbers with August episodes with singer Rihanna, Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas and actor Kelsey Grammer:

· Rihanna (August 19 at 9 p.m.): 2.43 W25-54; 2.5 million total viewers (#1 in time period among all broadcast and ad-supported cable W25-54)

· Gabrielle Douglas (August 26 at 8:30 p.m.): 1.08 W25-54 and 931,000 total viewers

· Kelsey Grammer (August 26 at 9 p.m.): 1.05 W25-54 and 868,000 total viewers

· "Our America with Lisa Ling" ended its summer season on a high note - its 9 p.m. airing on August 21, which was a follow-up on the controversial "Pray the Gay Away?" episode, hit a season high .52 W25-54 and 388,000 total viewers (up triple digits vs. year ago numbers; +127% W25-54 and +175 in total viewers)

The week of August 20th marked OWN's 32nd consecutive week of total day growth year over year among W25-54 (+64% W25-54). The network is on track to deliver its third consecutive quarter of year over year growth, with 3Q-to-date posting growth in both primetime (+35% W25-54, +39% total viewers) and total day (+60% W25-54, +61% total viewers) versus year ago.

Year-to-date, OWN remains up double digits in both primetime and total day, with primetime posting +15% W25-54 and +16% in total viewers, and total day posting +36% W25-54 and +33% total viewers versus year ago numbers.

Source: The Nielsen Company OWN ratings are coverage ratings.

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 on what was the Discovery Health Channel and is in approximately 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com.

Follow on Twitter @OWNTV





  [august 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· OPRAH PRIME (OWN)
· OUR AMERICA WITH LISA LING (OWN)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's reality franchise holds off ABC's own season finale of "Dancing with the Stars."

[05/25/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Empire" No. 1 Broadcast Series of 2015-2016 Season
FOX spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/24/16 - 09:07 AM]
More Than 9.4 Million Watched Exaggerator Win Preakness Stakes on NBC - Up 6% from American Pharoah's 2015 Victory
NBC further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/24/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Return Pushes ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night over NBC among adults 18-49.

[05/23/16 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Billboard Music Awards" Vault ABC to Victory
The Alphabet easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:50 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Low Key Demo Race
"20/20 Saturday" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[05/22/16 - 08:46 AM]
"SNL" Ranks #1 for the Night in the Metered Markets
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, May 21.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos as "20/20" Rises
The Alphabet's perennial newsmagazine and the season finale of "Shark Tank" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/21/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Wins Season's Final Friday with the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/21/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since March 18
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, May 20.

[05/20/16 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The season finale of "Grey's Anatomy" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/19/16 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises with Its Season Finale
FOX tops the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/18/16 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Season Finale Sparks CBS Victory
Michael Weatherly's swan song leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/17/16 - 01:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Steals Saturday Night with Premiere of "Tulips in Spring"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 9-15.

[05/17/16 - 08:56 AM]
ESPN Delivers Best WNBA Regular-Season Audience Since 2001
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 14.