25 Oct Tyler Perry’s New Shows Brought Massive Ratings to BET
Tyler Perry is winning in 2019 and his momentum is not slowing down this year.
After the media mogul opened up a 330-acre Atlanta-based studio that contains 12 soundstages and getting an official endorsement of support from Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Perry’s latest shows on BET + has earned him massive ratings.
Perry’s newest shows are Tyler Perry’s The Oval and Tyler Perry’s Sistas.
Tyler Perry’s The Oval tells the story of a family placed in the White House by people of power while also highlighting the personal side and everyday lives of the staff who run the inner workings of the nation’s most iconic residence. The series stars Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Javon Johnson, Ptosha Storey, Vaughn Hebron, Teesha Renee, Paige Hurd, Daniel Croix Henderson, Lodric Collins, Ciera Payton, Walter Fauntleroy, Taja V. Simpson, Brad Benedict, Travis Cure, and Matthew Law. It airs Wednesdays at 9 PM ET on BET and BET Her.
Tyler Perry’s Sistas follows a group of single Black females as they navigate their “complicated love lives”, careers and friendship through the ups-and-downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. The one-hour drama takes viewers on a roller coaster ride of emotions and hilarious moments that are the epitome of #squadgoals. They may be single but never solo. The series stars KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton, Brian Jordan Jr.and Kevin Walton. It airs Wednesdays at 10 PM ET on BET and BET Her.
BET’s highly anticipated original series, Tyler Perry’s The Oval and Tyler Perry’s Sistas, kicked off its debut night with smashing ratings under BET’s groundbreaking partnership with Tyler Perry. The new originals shows scored a combined 2.9 MM total viewers (EDACacross BET, BET Her and VH1) during its premiere on Wednesday, October 23 from 9pm-11pm ET. Engagement was at an all-time high on BET with Tyler Perry’s Sistas, retaining more than 85% of its lead-in series, Tyler Perry’s The Oval.
Tyler Perry’s The Oval and Tyler Perry’s Sistas is written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed serves as Executive Producer of both series for Tyler Perry Studios.
Tyler Perry’s Sistas was the Most Social Cable program last night, excluding sports and News programming (10/23/19).
Tyler Perry’s Sistas was the Most Social Cable drama series premiere in 10 months (since Freeform’s Good Trouble, 1/8/19).
#TheOvalOnBET trended consecutively for 4 hours in the US, and for 1 hour Worldwide. In the US, it peaked at #2 from 10pm-12am.