OWN DRAMA SERIES DELIVER STRONG RATINGS WITH SEASON FINALE OF "THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS" AND SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF "GREENLEAF"
Tyler Perry's "The Haves and The Have Nots" Season Finale Scores 3.2 Million Viewers Making it Tuesday Night's #1 Scripted Cable Telecast for Women 25-54, African-American Women and Total Viewers
"Greenleaf" From Lionsgate TV Delivers 2.6 Million Viewers Making it Wednesday Night's #1 Cable Telecast for Women 25-54 and African-American Women and the #2 Scripted Cable Telecast in Total Viewers
LOS ANGELES - OWN's popular drama series delivered strong ratings last week with the season finale of Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots" and the season two premiere of the Lionsgate TV megachurch drama "Greenleaf."
"The Haves and the Have Nots" (3/14/17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT) season finale scored 3.2 million viewers and a 2.58 women 25-54 rating in the network's key demo (L+3). The series ranked as Tuesday night's #1 scripted cable telecast in total viewers, W25-54 and African-American women (15.61 rating).
The "Greenleaf" (3/15/17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT) season two premiere delivered 2.6 million viewers and a 2.45 rating in the network's key women 25-54 demo (L+3). The series ranked as Wednesday night's #1 cable telecast in W25-54 and African-American women (13.04 rating). In addition, the series ranked as the #2 scripted series cable telecast on Wednesday night in total viewers.
2017 to-date, OWN has 2 of the top 5 original scripted series on ad-supported cable in women 25-54 with "The Haves and the Have Nots" (#2) and "Greenleaf" (#3) and 2 of the top 10 in total viewers -- "The Haves and the Have Nots" (#4) and "Greenleaf" (#10).
Ratings Source: The Nielsen Company
About "The Haves and the Have Nots" (Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT)
The one-hour drama from prolific producer Tyler Perry follows the tangled lives of the wealthy Cryer and Harrington families and the poor Young family. The series stars Tika Sumpter, John Schneider and Renee Lawless. "The Haves and the Have Nots" is created, written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry and is produced for OWN by Tyler Perry Studios.
About "Greenleaf" (Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT)
From award-winning writer/executive producer Craig Wright ("Lost," "Six Feet Under"), executive producers Clement Virgo ("The Book of Negroes") and Oprah Winfrey ("Selma") and produced by Lionsgate TV, "Greenleaf" takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch. The series stars Merle Dandridge, Keith David and Lynn Whitfield.
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