OWN’s Tyler Perry-produced drama series The Haves and Have Nots drew a series record 2.6 million viewers in its finale Tuesday night, network officials said Wednesday.
The series, which debuted May 28 with a network record 1.7 million viewers, finished its 16-episode run averaging 1.8 million viewers, according to network officials.
The Haves and The Have Nots grew its audience in key female demos for eight consecutive weeks, with the finale posting a 40% increase in women 25-54 versus the show’s season average.
The series will return to OWN with another 16 episodes in January 2014, the network said.
Source: Multichannel News, 9/4/13