Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party drew 1.7 million total viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating for its Monday premiere. According to the network, that was the top premiere for a new cable unscripted franchise this year and VH1’s top series debut since Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood in January. For its premiere night, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party averaged 2.3 million viewers across two airings.

Boosted by the newcomer and gains for Love & Hip Hop and Black Ink Crew, VH1 logged its best night in four months.

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party features Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg as they host weekly dinner parties with famous celebrity friends. Series’ guests include Seth Rogen, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Jamie Chung, 2 Chainz, Naya Rivera, Ashley Graham, Jason Derulo, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, Kathy Griffin, Kelis, Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross, Keke Palmer and Robin Thicke.

Stewart & Kim Miller Olko executive produce for Sequential Brands Group, Snoop Dogg & Ted Chung for Merry Jane and SallyAnn Salsano for 495 Productions, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party is executive produced by Nina L. Diaz, Trevor Rose, Paul Ricci, Fernando Mills and Paula Aranda for VH1.