Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ breaks 2 million viewers

theGRIO REPORT - During it's July 30 episode, Tyler Perry's 'The Haves and the Have Nots' broke the two million viewer mark.

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During its July 30 episode, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots broke the 2 million viewer mark.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the scripted drama is averaging 1.7 million viewers and a 1.5. rating among women 25-54.

Late last month it was reported that with the help of Tyler Perry’s two new shows, OWN has turned a profit four months ahead of the projected timeline.

Perry’s shows, The Haves and the Have Nots and the sitcom Love Thy Neighbor, are the highest-rated programs on the network.

The The Haves and the Have Nots airs on Oprah’s OWN network Tuesday nights at 9 p.m.

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