CMT’s Thursday night premiere of I Love Kellie Pickler pulled in more than 2.5 million total viewers, making it the network’s most-watched premiere with adults since 2012 and women since 2008.

Image (2) cmtlogo__140321152057-275x110.png for post 702587The debut episode  notched a .81 rating with women and .53 rating with adults (18-49) according to Nielsen Media Research. Including weekend encores, nearly 4 million viewers tuned-in. The series also ranked as the No. 2 primetime reality series on Twitter, while the premiere was up 105% week-over-week in visitors and up 96% week-over-week increase in total visits to, CMT says.

I Love Kellie Pickler follows Kellie as she navigates her madcap relationships with friends, family and the unpredictability of couplehood alongside her husband, Kyle Jacobs. The series is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions with executive producers Ryan Seacrest, Eugene Young, Rabih Gholam, Lisa Tucker, Noah Moskin, Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs. Jayson Dinsmore, Morgan Selzer and Matthew Trierweiler executive produce for CMT.