OWN DELIVERS MOST-WATCHED NIGHT IN NETWORK HISTORY
Season Finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Season Premiere of "If Loving You is Wrong" Are Top 2 Cable Telecasts for Women 25-54
"The Haves and the Have Nots" Delivers Record Breaking 3.7 Million Viewers To Mark Most Watched Telecast in Network History
"If Loving You is Wrong" Delivers 2.9 Million Viewers
Los Angeles - OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network broke records Tuesday night (9/22/15) with the season finale of popular drama series "The Haves and the Have Nots" (9 p.m.) and the anticipated season premiere of "If Loving You is Wrong," (10 p.m.) both from Tyler Perry. The season finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" delivered 3.7 million total viewers and a 3.1 rating W25-54, while the season premiere of "If Loving You is Wrong" delivered 2.9 million total viewers and 2.6 rating W25-54.
The season finale of "The Haves and the Have Nots" was Tuesday night's #1 cable telecast for W25-54 and total viewers and the most watched telecast in OWN history. The season premiere of "If Loving You is Wrong" at 10 p.m. ranked #1 in the time period across all cable in all key demos.
About "The Haves and the Have Nots"
"The Haves and the Have Nots" follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in their opulent mansion set in Savannah, Georgia. The series is produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios. It is created, written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry.
About "If Loving You Is Wrong"
"If Loving You Is Wrong" is the dramatic series created for television by writer/director Tyler Perry. With a diverse cast and storylines ranging from heartfelt to scandalous, the sexy, sleek drama takes viewers into the lives of a group of husbands, wives and friends that live and love in the same middle class neighborhood. On the surface they are true-to-life, relatable people - raising children, working jobs, finding and maintaining romance - but just below the veneer of happiness, their lives are entangled by heartbreak, deceit and lies that threaten to destroy everything. The series is produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios.
Source: The Nielsen Company
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