*Oprah Winfrey’s OWN has ordered additional episodes of four of his series: 23 hourlong episodes of “The Haves And The Have Nots” and 22 for its companion drama “If Loving You Is Wrong,” 22 half-hours of comedy “Love Thy Neighbor” and 20 of sitcom “For Better Or Worse,” reports Deadline.com.
Perry’s shows are consistently strong draws on OWN. The Season 2 bow of “Haves And Have Nots” drew 3.2 million viewers last month, the best premiere in OWN’s four-year history.
“If Loving You Is Wrong” debuted in September with 1.93 million viewers and a 1.5 rating in the core women 25-54 demo. Its second season launches March 24.
“Love Thy Neighbor” premiered in May 2013 with a 1.7 million viewers and a 1.4 in the demo. The sixth season of “For Better or Worse” kicks off March 25.
“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.”