Tyler Perry’s Hit Shows Return to OWN, Talks Rumors Of ‘Saving’ The Network, Business Goals & More

Love Thy Neighbor airs Friday, January 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about raising a one-year-old son, leaving a legacy and creating opportunities for blacks to work together.

“I want to thank the million people that watched Love Thy Neighbor over the weekend. And The Have and the Have Nots, we won cable again. Over 3 million people tuned in

On if his son has seen Madea?

“For Halloween, Viola Davis’ daughter dressed up as her, if my son comes in saying he wants to be Madea, we’re going to have a problem. That’s why I did Ninja Turtles this year,” he said.

Did he save OWN?

“Honestly, there is no way I could’ve had the success at Oprah’s network if she hadn’t stopped her talk show. A s a businesswoman and CEO it was a good move for her and me as well, but ave the network, I don’t know about that. It should speak to so many people, especially people of color, in order for you to have power, sometimes it’s better to come together.”

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