OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network delivered the most-watched month in network history in primetime for the month of February (538,000 total viewers), the cable channel announced Tuesday.
OWN’s prime average in the key W25-54 demo marked a six-month high, up +11% versus January and up a whopping +86% versus one year ago. This makes OWN the fastest-growing cable network for W25-54 versus a year ago.
The drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” from Tyler Perry is cable’s most-watched show on Tuesday nights and the No. 1 original cable series for African-Americans. It also ranks in the top 10 original primetime series overall on ad-supported cable nets in W25-54, making OWN Tuesday nights the No. 2 cable network for W25-54, nearly tying with TBS.
Other series that bolstered OWN’s February include the comedy series “Love Thy Neighbor” from Tyler Perry, which was Wednesday night’s No. 1 original cable series for African-American W25-54 and total viewers.
The second season of reality series “Raising Whitley,” following actress/comedienne Kym Whitley, and new reality show “Mom’s Got Game,” following former WNBA player Pamela McGee and her son, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee, are Saturday night’s top two original series on all of television for African-American W25-54.
Oprah! Here Are 20 of Our Favorite "O" Moments
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1. A look back at some of the most memorable interviews from the queen of media, Oprah Winfrey.
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2. Oprah conducted the show's first interview with a sitting president and 1st lady
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3. In 2009, Whitney Houston talked with Oprah about her struggles with drugs.
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4. In Jay-Z's 2009 appearance on the show, they debated the use of the n-word.
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5. In the most watched interview in TV history, in 1993, with Michael Jackson.
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6. Dave Chappelle talked about why he walked away from 50M.
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7. Magic Johnson was a guest on Oprah 15 years after being diagnosed with HIV.
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8. Will Smith graced The Oprah Winfrey Show 15 times before her final season.
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9. "Mentor-mother-sister-friend," Maya Angelou came on the show.
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10. Oprah considers Nelson Mandela's visit to be a great honor.
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11. Tiger Woods coined the term 'Cablinasian' to describe his mixed heritage.
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12. Terry McMillan and her ex Jonathan Plummer discussed the end of their marriage.
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13. Tina Turner came of the show numerous times. Another of Oprah's favs.
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14. In 1996 Oprah spoke with the Little Rock Nine about Central High in Arkansas.
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15. Halle Berry was a guest on Oprah over 20 times.
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16. Denzel Washington is one of Oprah's favorite guests.
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17. Tyler Perry revealed the abuse and molestation he suffered as a child.
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18. Patti LaBelle was on the Oprah show over 20 times since her first visit in 1991.
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19. Mike Tyson was a guest on the show and talked about the death of his daughter.
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20. Michael Jordan talked to Oprah about finally retiring from NBA.
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