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



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.