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OWN sees record ratings for interview with Whitney Houston’s daughter

Last weekend's episode of Oprah's Next Chapter, featuring an exclusive interview with Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina and her family, nabbed OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's highest ratings to date, pulling in 3.5 million viewers.
March 12, 2012

Last Sunday’s episode of Oprah’s Next Chapter, featuring an exclusive interview with Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina and her family, nabbed OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s highest ratings to date, pulling in 3.5 million total viewers.

The episode garnered a 3.1 rating in the women 25 to 54 demo, according to the Nielsen Company.

In the interview, Bobbi Kristina shared memories of her mom, while Houston’s family, including her sister-in-law and manager and her brother, addressed rumors and speculation surrounding the singer’s death on February 11.

The Harpo Studios-produced episode saw triple digit growth across all key demos versus the series’ season average.

Oprah’s Next Chapter features Winfrey stepping out of the studio to engage in comprehensive conversations with interesting personalities.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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