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Season 8, Ep 1 The Haves and The Have Nots

”Deadline” reports The Haves and the Have Nots is the last Tyler Perry series on OWN under Perry’s deal, which ended in March 2019 when he moved to ViacomCBS and started creating and and producing shows for BET and BET+. Debuting in May 2013, it was OWN’s first scripted drama and one of the network’s highest-rated series. Along with the other Perry shows, it was a main driving force behind OWN’s ratings ascent after early struggles.

Over the course of the series’ run, The Haves and the Have Nots averaged nearly 3 million viewers and always ranked among the Top 2 scripted cable series among African American women and total viewers during all seven seasons.