On the night of the Grammy Awards, Oprah took to her Twitter account to ask those with Nielsen boxes if they could switch to OWN and help her network a bit with the ratings. Thing is: Nielsen policy says you can't openly ask a Nielsen family to watch a specific show or network. For the ratings of that week, Nielsen added a note to all of OWN's shows tainting whatever gains were made from her highness' request.
7. Oprah's Ratings Ploy