Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots return with the second half of season 8 on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 8 pm eastern time. You can watch it on OWN (the Oprah Winfrey Network) even if you don’t have cable. Read on to learn how to watch
- When Does The Haves and the Have Nots Air: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET
- Network: OWN
- Best Way to Watch The Haves and the Have Nots Live: Philo is the cheapest (1-week free trial)
- Watch The Haves and the Have Nots On-Demand: The Current Season will be on-demand through Philo along with recently aired episodes of past seasons. However, the entirety of Seasons 1 through Season 7 is available on-demand through Hulu’s streaming library (30-Day Free Trial)
Best Ways To Watch The Haves and The Have Nots
While OWN is available through a few streaming services, your best options are Philo and Hulu. Philo will let you watch season 8 episodes of The Haves and The Have Nots as they air on OWN. If you need to catch up on seasons 1-7, then Hulu On-demand has every episode.
Watch The Haves and The Have Nots on Philo
Philo offers OWN in its channel lineup so that you can watch The Haves and The Have Nots just like would if you had cable TV. You can watch it as it airs every Tuesday at 8/7 central. The service provides OWN in addition to over 60 other channels for $25/month. That price includes a cloud DVR so you can record episodes of The Haves and The Have Nots and watch later.
You can check out a free trial and see if the service will meet your needs. Philo also includes a cloud DVR for you to record shows to watch later.
Philo is supported on Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phones and tablets, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku.
Check out our review of Philo for more information.
Hulu On-Demand has Seasons 1-7
While Hulu Live TV doesn’t carry OWN in its channel lineup, it does have every episode from every season of The Haves and The Have Nots on-demand streaming library. All of season 1-7 is available right now. The only catch is you can’t watch new episodes of season 8 live. However, Season 8 of The Have and Have Nots should arrive on Hulu soon. There are two options when signing up for Hulu’s on-demand streaming library. They are:
- Hulu with commercials ($7.99): This is the least expensive plan Hulu offers. It provides access to the entire Hulu library, the on-demand Hulu feature providing various TV shows on network, cable, and all the Hulu Originals. And it’s got commercials throughout the shows. This plan also allows subscribers to receive 1-year of Hulu for the price of 10 months ($59.99) by switching to annual billing.
- Hulu – commercial-free ($17.99): For another $6 per month, you get all those movies and TV shows without commercials. (Due to network arrangements Grey’s Anatomy, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and How To Get Away With Murder will always have commercials)
Hulu is supported on Roku, Fire TV Devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, iOS, Android, and more. See our review of Hulu for more details and information on this streaming service.
Other Ways to Watch The Haves and The Have Nots Live
The following streaming service also offers OWN in their channel lineup and gives you a way to watch The Haves and The Have Nots when they air on OWN.
Vidgo is a newer streaming service that offers fairly competitive pricing over other live streaming services. They provide a DVR for 90 days with the Vidgo “Plus” plan, but you need to upgrade to the “Ultimate” plan to keep the DVR past 90 days. Vidgo includes OWN in its Core package, along with over 60 other channels. New customers can sign up for the Core Plan for $69.99 per month. (They offer discounted promo pricing for your first 3 months.)
Vidgo doesn’t force you into a contract so you can cancel any time. They do offer a 3-day free trial, which you can cancel within the first three days at no charge.
Vidgo is supported on available on Android, iOS, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. You can also stream the service on up to 3 devices at the same time. We have the full details in our guide to Vidgo’s live streaming service.
FuboTV is another live streaming option that carries OWN in their channel lineup. Its basic package will cost $74.99 and includes over 90 channels!
Here are some of fuboTV’s features:
- OWN and many other channels are available in fuboTV’s channel lineup
- You can watch it on three screens at the same time
- 250 hours of cloud DVR storage
- The FuboTV app is available on major platforms, including Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV, and more.
Google’s live TV streaming service YouTube TV offers live OWN and several other channels to their lineup. Unfortunately, they also suddenly raised their prices to $65 per month, making them one of the more expensive ways to watch the Oprah Winfrey Network. YouTube TV does include a DVR with limitless storage space for recording your shows. Plus, you can watch your library of recorded shows anywhere! The YouTube TV channel lineup includes OWN, HGTV, TLC, and dozens of other channels for $72.99 a month.
YouTube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app has also returned to Roku devices after settling a dispute between the two companies. Check our review of YouTube TV for more information.
DIRECTV STREAM is another way you can watch OWN. However, channel packages with OWN start at $108.99 per month. A subscription to DIRECTV STREAM includes the following:
- watch 20 streams simultaneously per subscription
- a cloud-based DVR
- channels like OWN and more
- supported on Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more