Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive Proves Ratings Powerhouse on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada)

  • Highest-rated show for the day across all Canadian English Specialty Networks for all Adults and Women 25-54
  • Ratings peaked at over 838,000 (2+) viewers during the live broadcast
  • Part two will air LIVE tonight at 9 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada)

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TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Oprah Winfrey's exclusive no-holds-barred interview with Lance Armstrong, Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive, led the Canadian English Specialty Networks on Thursday, January 17, drawing an average minute audience of 715,000 (2+) for part one of the special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter at 9 p.m. ET on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada). Part two of the provocative interview will air LIVE tonight at 9 p.m. ET on OWN (Canada).

Part one of the special was the highest-rated show for the day across all Canadian English Specialty Networks for Adults 25-54. The special Oprah's Next Chapter premiere episode marked the highest rated telecast in OWN (Canada)'s history for all key demos.

Source: BBM Canada TV Meter, 01/17/2013 Overnight Data, Canadian English Specialty, Total Canada, Ranker based on Average Minute Audience.

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