Tyler Perry is taking a break from making movies to focus on producing projects for Oprah Winfrey. He has a multiyear partnership to produce, write, and direct scripted content for OWN. He reportedly is the only producer to have scripted series’ on the network in addition to an equity stake in the company. Perry’s series’, The Haves and the Have Nots, For Better or Worse, and Love Thy Neighbor, are scoring strong ratings on OWN.
In fact, The Have and the Have Nots has generated the network’s highest ratings.