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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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