Tyler Perry and BET are getting comfy with each other yet again with the ink drying on deals for new seasons of his veteran series. BET announced earlier today that "Tyler Perry's The Oval" will be renewed for a fourth season and "Tyler Perry's Sistas" will be returning for a fifth season.
BET and Tyler Perry Studios continue to reign across platforms with “Sistas” and“The Oval,” claiming the #1 and #2 series currently airing on cable with African Americans P2+,*respectively. Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, “The Oval” season three averaged 1.3 Million Total viewers Live+3 per episode, and “Sistas”season four averaged 1.6 Million TotalViewersLive+3 on BET and BET Her every week.* The hit dramas have collectively generated over 315M social views.**
“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” lifts the veil of what can happen when the leader of the free world, his wife, and his family are crazed maniacs. The series also highlights the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence. Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure, Matthew Law, Bill Barrett, Derek A. Dixon, Nick Barrotta, Kaye Singleton, and Russell Thomas star in the high-rated one-hour drama.
"Tyler Perry's Sistas" is a one-hour drama that follows a group of single Black females navigating their "complicated love life," careers, and friendship through the ups and downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Tyler Perry takes viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies' long-standing friendship. This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30s. The talented ensemble cast of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" includes KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, Crystal Renee' Hayslett, Devale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton II, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin A. Walton, and Trinity Whiteside. The season four premiere of “Sistas” is the most socially watch primetime cable comedy year-to-date.
Production for both series is set to start at Tyler Perry Studios this Spring.
Congratulations to Tyler Perry ad the entire cast and crew of both shows!