The Haves and The Have Nots Scores Biggest Season Premiere in OWN History

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OWN is doing “The Power Dance” over Tuesday’s ratings of The Haves and the Have Nots. The primetime soap starring Tika Sumpter (ex-Layla Williamson, One Life to Live), Eva Tamargo (ex-Pilar Lopez-Fitzgerald, Passions) and Peter Parros (ex-Ben Harris, As the World Turns) pulled in 3.22 million viewers. It was the most-watched season premiere in OWN’s history.

The Haves and the Have Nots improved by four percent in total viewers over its spring premiere. The Tyler Perry drama also enjoyed a seven percent improvement among women 25-54.