OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that more episodes of all four of its popular Tyler Perry series have been ordered. The Haves and the Have Nots has been given 23 one-hour episodes; If Loving You Is Wrong, 22 one-hour episodes; Love Thy Neighbor, 22 half-hour episodes; and For Better or Worse, 20 half-hour episodes.
In a release, OWN credits these Tyler Perry series with the network’s boost into the Top 25 among cable networks in primetime among women 25-54. The Haves and the Have Nots (pictured), in particular, has averaged more than 3 million viewers throughout its current season and consistently ranked as Tuesday night’s No. 1 telecast on TV for African-American households and total viewers.
“Oprah Winfrey’s partnership with Tyler Perry has been a tremendous success, garnering millions of viewers for OWN and setting ratings records,” said Erik Logan, president, OWN. “Tyler’s original series have quickly become appointment viewing for a passionate audience and OWN is pleased to deliver 87 new episodes.”
Love Thy Neighbor airs its current season finale March 18, and The Haves and the Have Nots airs its season finale March 24. New episodes of If Loving You Is Wrong begin March 24, and the Season 4 premiere of For Better or Worse airs March 27.
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