For Better Or Worse’ Premieres to 1.5 Million Viewers on OWN

Second Episode Grows to 1.6 million Watchers; Improves on TBS's Demo Average with Comedy
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The season-three premiere of Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse on OWN drew 1.5 million viewers on Wednesday at 9 p.m., and grew to 1.6 million viewers in its second episode at 9:30 p.m., according to Nielsen.

The premiere episode was up 16% in women 25-54 to a 1.23 rating compared to its second-season average, when the comedy aired on TBS. The 9:30 p.m. episode grew 22% in the demo to a 1.29 rating versus last season’s average.

Overall, For Better or Worse helped OWN to its most-watched Wednesday night in network history, ranking it third among basic cable networks in the women 25-54 demo.

OWN is also home to the original Perry series Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and the Have Nots.