TV One premiere of its new reality series “R&B Divas” was the most watched premiere in the network history.
The show follows Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert-Daniels, Monifah Carter, Syleena Johnson and Keke Wyatt as they work on a comeback. “R&B Divas earned 479,000 viewers during its Monday, 10 p.m. debut – becoming the most watched original premiere in the network history. If you factor in the encore airings, nearly 900,000 total viewers tuned in.
Toni Judkins, TV One EVP of Programming and Production said, “We were confident in the quality of production and that the compelling storytelling deriving from the Divas’ willingness to present their lives so openly and honestly would result in an entertaining series. We’re pleased that the ratings reflect the viewers’ interest in and support of the show and TV One.”
Wonya Lucas, TV One President and CEO added, “As TV One continues to invest in original programming that reflects the breadth and depth of true Black life, it is encouraging to see the strong viewer response to quality entertainment programming.”