THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS Finale Sets OWN Record with 3.6 Million Viewers
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Tuesday night (March 11) season finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots," the drama series from Tyler Perry set a network record with 3.6 million total viewers. The episode ranked as the #1 telecast in OWN history among total viewers and #2 in the key female demo (2.75 W25-54) behind only "Oprah's Next Chapter" with Bobbi Kristina. For the night, episode ranked as the #1 cable telecast in the key female demo (2.75 W25-54) and #4 in all of television among W25-54 rating. This season finale grew double digits, up 38% in total viewers and 24% in W25-54 vs. the prior season finale.
Source: The Nielsen Company
"The Haves and the Have Nots" follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in their opulent mansion set in Savannah, Georgia. This season picked up from the cliffhanger fall finale where a horrific accident left viewers wondering who survived. The series stars John Schneider ("Dukes of Hazzard") and Tika Sumpter ("Gossip Girl"). "The Haves and the Have Nots" is produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios. It is created, written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry.