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Oprah's 'Greenleaf' is a ratings winner

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(LOS ANGELES, CA) - - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network finishes out 2Q 2016 with year over year growth in prime, up +11% in W25-54 (0.31 rating) and up +6% in total viewers (464,000) vs. 2Q 2015. Additionally, OWN recorded its most-watched week in network history (6/20/16-6/26/16) with an average of 799,000 total viewers in prime, bolstered by the two-night premiere of new original drama series "Greenleaf" and the season premiere of popular Tyler Perry drama "The Haves and the Have Nots;" both shows were the week's top two scripted telecasts on ad-supported cable among W25-54.

"Greenleaf" debuted to record ratings on 6/21/16 with over 3 million viewers, becoming the #1 series debut in OWN history. In L+3, "Greenleaf" reached over 5.5 million unique viewers over its two-night premiere (6/21/16 and 6/22/16).

Additional 2Q 2016 Stats:
  • OWN was Tuesday night's #1 network on all of TV among African-American women and total viewers.
  • Popular drama series "If Loving You is Wrong" from Tyler Perry ranked as Tuesday night's #1 original cable series among women and Tuesday night's #1 original series on all of TV among African-American women and total viewers.
  • OWN was Friday night's #1 cable network among African-American women.
  • Comedy series "For Better or Worse" from Tyler Perry ranked as Friday night's #1 original cable series among African-American women.  
  • OWN was Saturday night's #3 cable network among African-American women.  
  • "For Peete's Sake" and "Livin' Lozada" were Saturday night's top two original cable series among African-American women. 
Source: The Nielsen Company