via press release:
OWN’S TOP-RATED “THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS” RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES ON TUESDAY, MAY 27 AT 9 P.M. ET/PT
Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s popular drama series “The Haves and the Have Nots” will return with all-new episodes on Tuesday, May 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
For a sneak peek at the new season (with embed code), click on the link below:
The Tyler Perry drama left off with the shocking abduction of Jim Cryer’s (John Schneider) mistress, Candace (Tika Sumpter), who is jeopardizing his campaign for governor with her manipulative games. Meanwhile, Jim’s son Wyatt (Aaron O’Connell) is finally arrested for a hit and run that caused the death of a young girl. Additionally, Benny (Tyler Lepley), who remains in a coma, is secretly moved into a private hospital by Katheryn (Renee Lawless), who is also working to get his mother Hanna (Crystal Fox) out of jail. Lastly, the Cryers’ daughter Amanda (Jaclyn Betham) moves closer to insanity, after stalking and stabbing her abusive professor.
The new season will dive deeper into the drama to explore Candace’s fate, if Wyatt will be convicted of his crimes and whether or not Benny will ever wake up from his coma. Additionally, the series will continue to follow Amanda’s mental downward spiral and Jim’s campaign for governor despite his family’s turmoil.
“The Haves and the Have Nots” hit network high ratings with its March 11 spring finale, garnering 3.6 million viewers. OWN has ordered 20 additional episodes for a total of 56 through 2015.
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About “The Haves and the Have Nots”
From prolific writer, director, producer Tyler Perry, “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. The series stars John Schneider (“Dukes of Hazzard”) and Tika Sumpter (“”). Join the conversation using #HavesandHaveNots.
About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey’s heart and creative instincts inform the brand – and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own.
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