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OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History Courtesy of 2 Tyler Perry Hits

OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History Courtesy of 2 Tyler Perry Hits

OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network broke records Tuesday night (9/22/15) with the season finale of popular drama series “The Haves and the Have Nots” (which airead at 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. Meanwhile 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.

“The Haves and the Have Nots” follows 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.

“If Loving You Is Wrong” takes viewers into the lives of a group of husbands, wives and friends that live and love in the same middle class neighborhood. The series is also produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios.

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