Has Oprah Winfrey decided to air a soap opera on her OWN Network? Well from the sounds of it, no matter how it’s framed, Tyler Perry’s new dramatic series from his Tyler Perry Studios entitled, The Haves And The Have Nots, will sounds very familiar to soap fans; centering on the the perils and plights of a wealthy family and a family from the poor side of the tracks … something that has been seen on any number of your favorite nighttime or daytime dramas!
According to Deadline.com today, OWN who announced a multi-year deal with Perry to produce and deliver scripted series, just greenlighted two; one this drama and the other a comedy!
The premise of the drama The Haves And The Have Nots is about the dynamics of the affluent Cryer family and the impoverished family of their housekeeper Hanna, and the obstacles and secrets that exist within both families.
So soapers, what do you think? Will you take a look at the new drama from Tyler Perry on OWN? Could this help Oprah change her tune about soaps being an “institution”? Weigh-in!