via press release:
OWN’S “THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS” SETS NEW RECORD AS MOST-WATCHED SEASON PREMIERE IN NETWORK HISTORY WITH 3.3 MILLION VIEWERS
Premiere Sets Record As Highest-Rated Telecast in Series History in Network’s Key Women 25-54 Demo
Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s season premiere of “The Haves and the Have Nots” set a new network record with 3.3 million total viewers – the most-watched season premiere in network history. The Tuesday night premiere (6/30/15) was also the highest-rated telecast in series history among the network’s core W25-54 demo (2.80 rating).
Last night’s episode was the highest-rated Tuesday night cable telecast in 2015 to date among W25-54. 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.