Friday, February 27, 2015

OWN Wants More Tyler Perry — And Gets It

According to Deadline, Oprah Winfrey’s love affair with Tyler Perry continues as her OWN Network has ordered additional episodes of four of his series. The numbers: 23 hourlong episodes of The Haves And The Have Nots22 of its companion drama If Loving You Is Wrong, 22 half-hours of comedy Love Thy Neighbor and 20 of sitcom For Better Or Worse.  Oprah Winfrey’s partnership with Tyler Perry has been a tremendous success, garnering millions of viewers for OWN and setting ratings records,” network president Erik Logan said in a statement. “Tyler’s original series have quickly become appointment viewing for a passionate audience and OWN is pleased to deliver 87 new episodes.”

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