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OWN's 'The Haves and the Have Nots' returns to big ratings
OWN's 'The Haves and the Have Nots' returns to big ratings

OWN has found ratings riches with "The Haves and the Have Nots." The network scored the highest premiere ratings in its history Tuesday night with the Season 2 launch of the soap opera. Created by Tyler Perry and loosely based on his play of the same name, "The Haves and the Have Nots" snagged 3.2 million total viewers Tuesday, marking an increase of 16% over its series premiere last year.  The drama follows the intersecting paths of three families -- two wealthy, one poor -- in Savannah, Ga. Though it has been panned by critics (The Times' Mary McNamara deemed it "so awful that the awfulness appears intentional" and suggested staging...

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