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3:56 pm - 01/08/2014

'The Haves and The Have Nots' Return to Record Ratings!!



OWN’s season two premiere of the Tyler Perry drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” on Tuesday night (Jan. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT) delivered record numbers, earning 2.8 million total viewers and becoming the #1 season premiere in OWN history across all key demos. The episode ranked as the highest telecast in series history, posting double-digit growth in W25-54 (up +59%) and total viewers (up +57%) versus the season one premiere (May 28, 2013). It also saw double- digit growth versus the prior season average, up +58% in W25-54 and +53% in total viewers and was up +13% in W25-54 and +7% in total viewers versus the fall finale (September 3, 2013).

The episode was also the #2 telecast in OWN history among W25-54 (2.49 rating, 1.1 million), behind “Oprah’s Next Chapter” with Bobbi Kristina Houston (March 11, 2012), and the #3 telecast in OWN history among total viewers, behind “Oprah’s Next Chapter” with Bobbi Kristina Houston and “Oprah’s Next Chapter” Lance Armstrong Pt. 1 (January 17, 2013).

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The budget increase with the production values...

fakevoices 8th-Jan-2014 09:34 pm (UTC)
all these shows with black people breaking records
people better recognize
prophecypro 8th-Jan-2014 10:58 pm (UTC)
Other than the fact that yet another Tyler Perry megasoap did well, it aint much to recognize
rogueguy 8th-Jan-2014 09:39 pm (UTC)
This show is so terrible but Tika Sumpter is a goddess so big ups to her
strong_delicate 8th-Jan-2014 11:35 pm (UTC)
I tried to watch but I just couldn't. Tika is amazing though
nutmegdealer 8th-Jan-2014 11:48 pm (UTC)
some scenes go on too long and it looks like tyler rented a building to film in.
youandeyeteewhy 8th-Jan-2014 09:42 pm (UTC)
I am so disturbed by what my people choose to watch for entertainment.

My Dad included. He watched this bullshit and thought I was the one to talk to about it. DON'T THINK SO.
hearthecity 8th-Jan-2014 09:45 pm (UTC)
what's so bad about it? I like nighttime soap operas, I was going to give it a try
youandeyeteewhy 8th-Jan-2014 09:53 pm (UTC)
TYLER PERRY'S The Haves And The Have Nots

Believe it or not before I knew he was involved I was going to watch it to support Pa Kent from Smallville.
jazzypom saameee!9th-Jan-2014 11:39 am (UTC)
I really dig Joe Schneider (although I can't deal with his politics). He's an immensely likeable presence on screen (and a good blogger, too).
lovedhurtlost 8th-Jan-2014 10:57 pm (UTC)
Nothing. It's trashy fun, with bad acting, like all soaps.
hpennhills 8th-Jan-2014 09:44 pm (UTC)
OMG What's new with Bobbi Kris? Also, I think I need to watch this show from the beginning because I tried watching this last week and was so confused.
nineteensix196 8th-Jan-2014 09:47 pm (UTC)
I hope this becomes another soap classic with 8723923 seasons, everything about this show is hilarious - the title, the font, Tyler Perry, OWN/Oprah's Approval, #TooDarnHot LMAO
phallus 8th-Jan-2014 10:03 pm (UTC)
What is this show about anyway? Tyler Perry's name is on it so I'll probably never watch it,
_twenty 8th-Jan-2014 10:22 pm (UTC)
married man sleeps with escort, later finds out escort is the man's daughter's best friend with the escort's [somewhat estranged] mom working for married man as a maid.

drama ensues.

Edited at 2014-01-08 10:25 pm (UTC)
phallus 8th-Jan-2014 10:44 pm (UTC)
I'll pass.

ps: I never replied to your job thing, have you tried looking elsewhere outside of GA? Im sorry sis but you may just have to leave your state for a job in Finance. Although, Atlanta is a hub for a lot of huge companies.

Come to Boston!
_twenty 9th-Jan-2014 12:09 am (UTC)
i'd love to move there, but i couldn't afford it.

one day!
phallus 9th-Jan-2014 12:27 am (UTC)
The cost of living here is fucking ridiculous to be honest and the guys are fucking entitled cunts with zero personality. Chicago I heard was awesome but the weather is a deal breaker, you should consider somewhere like Baltimore or even Washington DC? DC is basically all young professionals and it's not that expensive to live.

Or do you want to stay in Georgia. (No disrespect but why would you?)
jayene25 8th-Jan-2014 10:19 pm (UTC)
The insults that the white couple throw at each other are hilarious! Fitz and Mellie who? This show is pure trash and they still have the same problems with unnecessarily long scenes and bad dialogue. And only 1/4 of the cast can act. But I wouldn't have it any other way at this point.
lovedhurtlost 8th-Jan-2014 10:55 pm (UTC)
This shit is pure entertainment! I love it.

Amanda is so pitiful. I'm glad Candace is playing her. She deserves it for being so naive.

Veronica is a complete bitch. I wonder what she's going to do to turn Jeffrey's father against him.

Jeffrey's arms! Unf. I love how he read Candace so easily. I don't trust her, but I like that she took him in. I'm looking forward to whatever type of "friendship" grows between them. Lol @ her saying she was going to pimp him out. Bitch was so serious.

It's looking like Hanna is going to keep quiet about Wyatt's involve my in the two hit and runs. Smh

Looks like Jim is going to threaten Jeffrey's father because Wyatt was driving Jeffrey's car that night. Shit should be interesting.

I can't wait for next week >:)
kweenbeyonce 10th-Jan-2014 07:35 pm (UTC)
Get money, Oprah. UGH She's such an inspiration.
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