Tyler Perry definitely has Oprah’s OWN network on lock now after throwing the mega media mogul a lifeline a few years ago to help save the once struggling network, Perry went into a joint venture with Winfrey to air some of his new shows exclusively on the channel and its starting to become very obvious that his content is what’s now bringing in the major bucks for the network as ‘The Haves and The Have Nots’ and ‘If Loving You Is Wrong’ continue to be juggernaut hits..
OWN posted its most-watched night in network history on Tuesday 3/24/15 garnering 3.5 million viewers for the season finale of “The Haves and the Have Nots” (9 p.m.) and a record 2.9 million viewers for the new season premiere of “If Loving You is Wrong” (10 p.m.). The drama series, both from Tyler Perry, were Tuesday night’s top 2 cable telecasts among the network’s key women 25-54 demo.
The season premiere “If Loving You is Wrong” delivered its strongest performance in series history across all key demos, earning the #1 slot in the time period across all cable in all key demos.“The Haves and the Have Nots” season finale was Tuesday night’s #1 cable telecast for W25-54 and total viewers and the #2 telecast in OWN history among total viewers (trailing only its prior season finale episode on 3/11/14 with 3.6 million viewers). –TVBTN