March 15, 2011 11:02am PT by Philiana Ng
TLC's 'Sister Wives' Returns Strong in Ratings
The return of TLC’s polygamy reality series Sister Wives delivered Sunday night, drawing 2.2 million total viewers.
The second season premiere posted gains in several key demographics versus Season 1, including women 25-54 and women 18-49. In the latter demo, Sister Wives drew 1 million.
The program was ranked No. 4 in ad-supported cable in the female demos: women 25-54, women 18-49 and women 18-34.
Its lead-out, a Hoarding: Buried Alive special drew 1.5 million viewers at 10 p.m.