Viewership for Oprah Winfrey's interview with the Kardashian
family on Oprah's Next Chapter grew
for its second part that aired Sunday from 8-9 p.m., drawing 1.2 million total
viewers, up 9% from part one of the interview that aired the prior Sunday.
The episode was the third-highest rating ever for OWN, according
to Nielsen numbers, behind two other Oprah's
Next Chapter interviews with Whitney Houston's family (3.5 million total
viewers) and Pastor Joel Osteen (1.6 million total viewers).
Winfrey has been using Oprah's
Next Chapter as of late to return to the high-profile newsmaker bookings
she once got on her syndicated talk show; this Sunday's edition will feature
Miami Heat players LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, fresh off their NBA
Led by Next Chapter,
OWN has slowly built some ratings momentum in the second quarter, up 31% in
total viewers and 25% with women 25-54 in total day and up 11% in total viewers
and 10% with women 25-54 in primetime.