Oprah Winfrey's BFF Tyler Perry will have scripted series airing on OWN sooner than we thought. Deadline is reporting OWN has ordered a drama entitled The Haves and The Have Nots from Tyler Perry Studios.
The serial will center on the rich Cryer family and the ne'er-do-well clan of Hanna, the Cryer's housekeeper. Based on Perry's play of the same name,The Haves and The Have Nots will focus on the two families overcoming many obstacles, while trying to keep their secrets hidden. OWN also bought Love Thy Neighbor, a laffer about the staff and customers of the fictional Love's Diner.