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[09/19/13 - 04:13 PM]
Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" Premieres with 1.5 Million Viewers and Builds to 1.6 Million Viewers in the Second Episode
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 18.

[via press release from OWN]

TYLER PERRY'S "FOR BETTER OR WORSE" PREMIERES WITH 1.5 MILLION VIEWERS AND BUILDS TO 1.6 MILLION VIEWERS IN THE SECOND EPISODE

OWN's Most Watched Wednesday Night in Network History

OWN Ranks As #3 Cable Network for Women 25-54 on Wednesday Night

Los Angeles - Over 1.5 million people tuned in for Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" season three premiere on OWN Wednesday, September 18 at 9 p.m., building to 1.6 million viewers for the second episode at 9:30 p.m. The series led OWN to its most-watched Wednesday night in network history in total viewers and OWN ranked as the #3 cable network for the night in the key demo of women 25-54. The 9 p.m. premiere was up +16% (1.23 W25-54) and the 9:30 p.m. premiere was up +22% (1.29 W25-54) versus last season's average.

In addition, both episodes delivered triple digit growth in the time period versus their prior six-week average and ranked as Top 10 cable shows on Wednesday night (W25-54).

Key Premiere Highlights:

For Better or Worse (Wednesday, September 18 at 9 p.m.)
· 1.23 W25-54 rating; 1.5 million total viewers
· +16% growth (W25-54) versus last season's average (TBS)
· #2 in the time period across all of cable (W25-54)
· Triple digit growth versus the prior six-week average (+102% W25-54)

For Better or Worse (Wednesday, September 18 at 9:30 p.m.)
· 1.29 W25-54 rating; 1.6 million total viewers
· +22% growth (W25-54) versus last season's average (TBS)
· #3 in the time period across all of cable (W25-54)
· Second episode built +6% from its 9 p.m. premiere in W25-54
· Triple digit growth versus the prior six-week average (+108% W25-54)

Source: The Nielsen Company

OWN ratings are coverage ratings.

About "For Better or Worse" (Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT):

Written, directed, executive produced and created by Tyler Perry, "For Better or Worse" centers on successful salon owner Angela Williams (Tasha Smith, "Why Did I Get Married?," "Why Did I Get Married Too?," "Couples Retreat") and her husband of 13 years, former professional football player Marcus (Michael Jai White, "Why Did I Get Married?," "Why Did I Get Married Too?," "Spawn"). Marcus is partnered with Richard Ellington (Kent Faulcon, "American Beauty") and Joseph Jetson (Jason Olive, "Raising Helen") on a new sports news program called "C-Sports Now." Marcus' business relationship with Richard and Joseph is complicated, however, by the fact that Richard is married to Keisha (Kiki Haynes, "Nora's Hair Salon"), Marcus's ex-girlfriend and the mother of his teenage daughter. In addition, Joseph's ex-girlfriend, successful real estate agent Leslie Norris (Crystle Stewart, Miss USA 2008), is Angela's best friend. More often than not, the friends and couples find it impossible to keep their business and private lives from mingling. "For Better or Worse" is produced by Tyler Perry Studios.





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