The Wendy Williams-hosted first episode of a two-part series tied the cable channel's previous high
TV One tied its network ratings high Wednesday with “R&B Divas LA: Reunion Part 1,” hosted by Wendy Williams.
The telecast drew a .83 rating in TV One's target audience of adults 25 to 54, according to the network. It matches the debut episode of “The Rickey Smiley Show” as the network's No. 1 telecast ever in the demo.
“We're excited to see TV One viewers continue to support and enjoy the journey of our R&B Divas,” remarked Alfred Liggins, chairman and chief executive officer, TV One. “After a summer of record-breaking ratings, it is particularly rewarding to see the reunion special build on our momentum during such a competitive programming season.”
A total of 834,000 viewers watched Part 1's premiere and encore airings. It was the top cable telecast among Black adults 25 to 54, as well as 18+.
Part 2 of the special airs next Wednesday at 10.