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The OWN network set to put on special event programming leading up to Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots.

Charlene Cooper
Apr, 04, 2013

Tyler Perry's new drama, The Haves and the Have Nots, is set to launch in a big way, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

The OWN network will feature a night full of special "event programming" leading up to the show's premiere.

The network will start by airing a special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter on May 26, where Oprah will sit down for an intimate interview with Perry in his home. Tyler Perry Comes to OWN: Behind the Scenes will air immediately after and will give an inside look at the making of The Haves and the Have Nots.

The series follows the fictional lives of a wealthy family and their house keeper who works in their Savannah, Georgia mansion.

The Haves and the Have Nots premieres on May 29 on OWN.