FYI is celebrating a big win this week, the network announced today that the January 20th launch of the network’s new primetime talk show “Kocktails with Khloé,” was the network’s most-watched series premiere ever. It’s an amazing moment for the growing network, considering that this is also the first live-to-tape talk show that Khloé Kardashian has hosted. The show posted triple digit gains in Live+3 viewing across key demographics and is already a hit for the network.
The one-hour series premiere on Wednesday, January 20, delivered 496,000 total viewers (+183% vs prime average and +43% vs Live+Same Day). In addition, it was FYI’s second most-watched program launch for A25-54 (+234%, +61%), with 291,000 viewers, while also being one of the most tweeted about TV shows of the night.
“Kocktails with Khloé” “raises the bar on the fun, surprising and real conversation that happens when friends get together at home to dish on their lives, pop culture, fashion, celebrity gossip and more,” according to the network’s promos. In each episode, celebrity guests – including Khloé’s friends and family – join her in the kitchen and around the table for a lively dinner party where engaging and relevant conversations pair with cooking, party games and, of course, Kocktails. Adding to the elegant and fun party atmosphere, Chef Sharone Hakman collaborates on menus and assists in entertaining the guests.
Khloé’s first show guests included: Snoop Dogg, Kendall Jenner, Aisha Tyler (co-host of “The Talk”), Brandi Glanville (“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”) and Kym Whitley (“Raising Whitley” and “Young & Hungry”).
Upcoming episodes of “Kocktails with Khloé” will premiere on: January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 2, 9, 16.“Kocktails with Khloé” is produced for FYI by Pilgrim Media Group. Craig Piligian and Derek W. Wan are executive producers for Pilgrim. Khloé Kardashian also serves as executive producer. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy, Toby Faulkner and Lauren Wohl.