Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network is celebrating a ratings record this week. The cable channel announced that Tuesday’s premiere of the prime-time soap “The Haves and the Have Nots” delivered 3.3 million total viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere in OWN history.
The program was also the highest-rated telecast in series history among the network’s core demo of women 25-54, with a 2.80 rating.
OWN announced that the episode was the highest-rated Tuesday night cable telecast in 2015 to date among women 25-54.
“Additionally, Tuesday’s premiere ranked as the night’s #1 cable telecast among W25-54 and W18-49, making OWN the night’s #1 cable network among W25-54 and W18-49,” the network noted.