Tyler Perry's The Haves and The Have Nots is OWN's Most Watched Premiere Ever!


Oprah Winfreyand Tyler Perrys partnership is off to an incredible start for OWN. The Haves and The Have Nots brought in 1.77 million viewers and 1.57 rating among women 25-54, during its 9 pm premiere. 


Approximately 1.8 million total viewers watched during the second hour, with a 1.67 rating among W25-54. With those numbers, the primetime soap opera is the highest-rated series debut in the history of Winfrey's cable channel. Someone should spring for a new BMW for One Life to Live alum Tika Sumpter!

The Haves and The Have Nots airs Tuesdays at 9 pm EST on OWN.