via press release:
'THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS' CONTINUES TO GROW POSTING RECORD 2.8 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS TUESDAY NIGHT MARKING SERIES HIGH ON OWN
Episode Ranks #1 in Time Period in Key Female Demo
Los Angeles – OWN’s Tuesday night episode of the Tyler Perry drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” (Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT) set a series record, earning 2.84 million total viewers. The third episode of the second season continues to grow, up +2% in total viewers over the season premiere (1/7/14) and posting double-digit growth versus last week’s episode up +11% total viewers (1/14/14).
In the key female demo W25-54, the Tuesday night episode ranked as the #1 cable telecast in the time period and #3 cable telecast for the night. The episode ranks as the #3 telecast in OWN history among total viewers, behind only “Oprah’s Next Chapter” with Bobbi Kristina (3/11/12) and “Oprah’s Next Chapter” with Lance Armstrong (1/17/13).
Source: The Nielsen Company
About “The Haves and The Have Nots” (Tuesdays at 9 p.m.)
“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. This season picked up from the cliffhanger fall finale where a horrific accident left viewers wondering who survived. The series stars John Schneider (“Dukes of Hazzard”) and Tika Sumpter (“”).
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