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Oprah's Interviews With The Late Whitney Houston's Loved Ones Gives OWN Its Highest Ratings Ever

Oprah Winfrey has managed to turn the tragedy of Whitney Houston's passing into a ratings triumph for OWN, her struggling cable network. Winfrey's special Oprah's Next Chapter interviews with the late Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and the icon's brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Pat Houston, brought 3.5 million viewers to OWN Sunday night.


The 90-minute episode, taped in Houston's adopted hometown of Atlanta, GA, netted OWN a 3.1 among women 25-54. During the interview, Brown revealed how she still talks to her mother and plans to follow in her footsteps, via a career in the entertainment industry; while Pat Houston all but admitted her sister-in-law's relationship with much younger R&B singer/reality star Ray J had the legendary diva "looking for love in all the wrong places," during her last days. Did you watch Oprah's interview with the Houston family? If so, tell us what you thought about the special in the comments!

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