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Tyler Perry Signs Historic Mega Film & TV Deal With Viacom To Produce Programming For BET and Other Networks; ‘New York Times’ Calls It “a Blow to Oprah Winfrey’s Network”

Tyler Perry, the writer, director, producer, playwright and actor, has signed a long-term deal with Viacom that could help the fortunes of that embattled media conglomerate. (more…)

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Tyler Perry to Play Pioneering African-American Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux In HBO Biopic

HBO is developing a biopic of pioneering African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux that has Tyler Perry on board to star. (more…)

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Tyler Perry’s Hit Drama “The Haves and the Have Nots” Returns To OWN Tonight, Followed By Season 2 of “Queen Sugar”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's hit drama series, TYLER PERRY'S THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS returns with new episodes on Tuesday, June 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed by the season two premiere of "Queen Sugar" at 10 p.m. ET/PT. All new episodes of "The Haves and the Have Nots"

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WATCH: Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse” Returns To OWN For Its Sixth and Final Season on June 10th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qVZzBDiUGw Tyler Perry’s  popular comedy series on OWN, For Better or Worse, returns for its sixth and final season next month. Angela and Marcus find themselves in a new chapter of their marriage. Meanwhile, Leslie and Joseph adapt to their lives as a married couple, and Jennifer has found love with Richard.

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Kevin Hart Wants to Be the Oprah of Comedy: Actor and Comedian Opens Up About his Addict Father, his Burgeoning Media Empire, his Ambitions & More In Interview with ‘Variety’

Stop trying to get Kevin Hart to eat another french fry! (more…)

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Tyler Perry Named TV Producer of the Year By ‘The Hollywood Reporter’; Talks Race in Hollywood, Bill Cosby, and Creative Freedom In Feature Interview

At his new Atlanta studio, THR's TV Producer of the Year opened up about his failure as a onetime used car salesman ("I couldn't dupe people"), the advice he got from Oprah and inclusion in entertainment: "I don't think Hollywood is black or white, I think it's green." (more…)

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How Hard Work Paid Off For the Brothers who Run Tyler Perry Studios

Growing up in a predominantly Cuban community in Los Angeles, Ozzie and Will Areu never would have dreamed they would become media executives running a film and television empire. (more…)

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Actress Edwina Dickerson Shares How Faith Prepared Her to Juggle Multiple Roles

Award winning actress Edwina Dickerson is also a minister and motivational speaker. She chatted with GRIFF and Erica Campbell about working on Tyler Perry’s “if Loving You Is Wrong” and her new role on “Shot’s Fired.” Edwina talks about the process of working with Tyler and Oprah Winfrey, and how

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How ‘Greenleaf’ Helped Get Oprah Winfrey’s TV Mojo Back

Oprah Winfrey had long been looking for something that would keep OWN viewers from switching to other channels. The answer to her prayers turned out to be a juicy drama series set in a house of worship. (more…)

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