James Hibberd
June 26, 2012 AT 06:45 PM EDT

The second part of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the Kardashian family delivered even bigger ratings than the first. Sunday’s Oprah’s Next Chapter scored 1.2 million viewers, up 9 percent from last week.

Oprah has been getting better ratings lately with her network, posting two consecutive quarters of ratings growth, the most recent second quarter up 11 percent to average 283,000 prime-time viewers. Oprah’s Next Chapter has been booking popular figures such as the Kardashians, Joel Osteen, Whitney Houston’s family, 50 Cent and, in August, Rihanna. The host recently admitted she’s booking guests that will spur ratings, though Kim Kardashian wasn’t nearly so honest. The reality star claimed to Oprah that on her E! show, “We don’t do anything for ratings.” Uh huh…

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