Monday’s show featuring the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate scored its highest numbers since Oprah sat down with the entire Osmond family in November 2007.
Oprah Winfrey’s interview Monday with former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin delivered The Oprah Winfrey Show its best single-episode ratings in two years.
The CBS Television Distribution talk show hit a Monday’s 8.7 rating/13 share weighted meter-market combined average, which includes second runs. It was the highest-rated episode since Nov. 9, 2007, when Oprah had the entire Osmond family on the show
On a weighted metered-market average basis, the show scored a 7.2 rating/18 share with the Nov. 16 . That’s up 36 percent from last year’s time period average.
The Palin episode also beat this season’s two-part premiere interview with Whitney Houston and last year’s post-presidential election night episode.