Posted by | Ray Cornelius

My favorite Tuesday night guilty pleasure, The Haves and the Have Nots returns to OWN with all-new episodes beginning on January 5 at 9 p.m. EST!

In the new season, we’ll see Jim Cryer (John Schneider), his wife Katheryn (Renee Lawless) and their wealthy friends, David (Peter Parros) and Veronica Harrington (Angela Robinson), dealing with hard lessons they have sewed from past actions. Cryer is rendered powerless for the first time in his life as the charges against him mount. Candace (Tika Sumpter) is haunted by a horrific crime that she and Jeffery (Gavin Houston) have committed and will stop at nothing to cover up the secret. Meanwhile, Hanna (Crystal Fox) continues to be a moral pillar for her family and co-workers.

The Haves and the Haves Nots continues to be a ratings gold for Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey! Last season’s episode delivered a record 3.7 million viewers and ranked as the night’s #1 cable telecast across all key measures.  The series consistently ranks as Tuesday night’s #1 original cable series among women 25-54 and primetime’s #1 original cable series among African-American women and total viewers.

Can’t wait to see how Candace is going to get herself out of this one!  In the meantime, check out a preview below:

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