Tyler Perry Built a Small-Screen Empire From Scratch. Now He’s Eager to Pass the Torch

Tyler Perry Built a Small-Screen Empire From Scratch. Now He’s Eager to Pass the Torch Tyler Perry is Variety‘s 2020 Showman of the Year. For the full cover story, click here. Tyler Perry’s career as a TV producer came full circle earlier this year, when the first series he became ...

Man of Action: Tyler Perry on Producing During the Pandemic and Why He’s Weighing in on Politics

Man of Action: Tyler Perry on Producing During the Pandemic and Why He’s Weighing in on Politics Tyler Perry is entering a new phase — not just in his career as a media mogul who owns a 330-acre studio bearing his name, nor in his tax bracket, after being designated a billionaire by Forbes. ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Larramie “Doc” Shaw

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Larramie “Doc” Shaw Best-known by Doc, Larramie Shaw has been in the industry for nearly a decade and a half. Most popular for his role as Malik Payne in House of Payne and The Paynes, Doc’s fans have literally watched ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Lance Gross

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Lance Gross Lance Gross is the type of actor its impossible not to love. He’s handsome, talented, and hard working. Since making his on screen acting debut in in 2006, Lance has gone on to land several major ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about China Anne McClain

10 Things You Didn’t Know about China Anne McClain China Anne McClain is only 22-years-old, but she’s already a veteran in the acting world. She made her on screen debut in 2005 and has been doing her thing ever since. While many former child stars ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Cassi Davis

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Cassi Davis If you’ve ever seen Tyler Perry’s House of Payne or The Paynes, you’ve probably already fallen in love with Cassi Davis. The talented actress has become a fan favorite in her role of Ella Payne. As a ...

Did Tough as Nails Not Play Fair? Did Big Brother Evictee Drop Great Bombs? Did DWTS Binge Netflix? And More Qs

Did Tough as Nails Not Play Fair? Did Big Brother Evictee Drop Great Bombs? Did DWTS Binge Netflix? And More Qs We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Transplant, Dancing With the Stars, Away and The Boys! ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Denise Burse

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Denise Burse Denise Burse may not be a name that everyone is familiar with, but you’ve likely seen her on your TV screen before. With three decades of experience that includes work on the big and small screen, ...

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Seven Ratings

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Seven Ratings This popular family has been around since 2006 and Tyler Perry's House of Payne ran for six seasons before being cancelled by TBS in 2012. A one-season spin-off, The Paynes, aired on OWN a couple of ...

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Eight? Has the BET Series Been Cancelled or Renewed Yet?

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Eight? Has the BET Series Been Cancelled or Renewed Yet? Vulture Watch What new family drama is on the way? Has the House of Payne TV show been cancelled or renewed for an eighth season on BET? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation ...

Tyler Perry’s ‘House Of Payne’ Return, New Series ‘Assisted Living’ Score In BET Debuts

Tyler Perry’s ‘House Of Payne’ Return, New Series ‘Assisted Living’ Score In BET Debuts The return of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne along with the series premiere of Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living both debuted Wednesday to solid ratings on BET, airing in a four-episode, two-hour block that ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Allen Payne

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Allen Payne Allen Payne has one of the most familiar faces in Black Hollywood. Since the late 80s, he has been a fixture in several movies that are now considered classics among the African American community. ...

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Seven Viewer Votes

Tyler Perry's House of Payne: Season Seven Viewer Votes Are viewers ready for more of this family in the seventh season of the House of Payne TV show on BET? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Lavan Davis

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Lavan Davis Lavan Davis doesn’t have many acting credits on his resume, but that’s partly because he’s been playing the role of Curtis Payne for for nearly a decade and a half. Fans of Tyler Perry’s House of ...

Tyler Perry's Sistas Returning for Season 2 in October — Watch Teaser

Tyler Perry's Sistas Returning for Season 2 in October — Watch Teaser BET is going all out for the return of Sistas. The Tyler Perry dramedy’s second season will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, Oct. 14 (9/8c), TVLine has learned, and will also air on ...

The TVLine-Up: What's Returning, New and Leaving the Week of Aug. 30

The TVLine-Up: What's Returning, New and Leaving the Week of Aug. 30 This weekly feature is in addition to TVLine’s daily What to Watch listings and monthly guide to What’s on Streaming. With more than 530 scripted shows now airing across broadcast, cable and ...

House of Payne: Season Seven; BET Revival to Launch with Assisted Living Sitcom

House of Payne: Season Seven; BET Revival to Launch with Assisted Living Sitcom The return of the Payne family is nearly here. BET has announced that the seventh season of Tyler Perry's House of Payne will debut in two weeks, accompanied by new comedy Tyler Perry's Assisted ...

‘East Los High’ Co-Creator Carlos Portugal to Develop Drama ‘Miss Ng’ for HBO Max (Exclusive)

‘East Los High’ Co-Creator Carlos Portugal to Develop Drama ‘Miss Ng’ for HBO Max (Exclusive) Carlos Portugal is developing the one-hour mystery drama “Miss Ng” at HBO Max, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is set in the small town of Nuevo Guerrero, where nothing is more important ...

Tyler Perry To Receive 2020 Governors Award At Primetime Emmy Awards

Tyler Perry To Receive 2020 Governors Award At Primetime Emmy Awards Tyler Perry and The Perry Foundation have been selected as recipient of the Television Academy’s 2020 Governors Award. The entertainment mogul will be presented with an Emmy statuette during the 72nd ...

Lifetime Sets Dates For Summer Ripped From The Headlines Slate: Ann Rule Movie Weekend, ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ Docuseries & More

Lifetime Sets Dates For Summer Ripped From The Headlines Slate: Ann Rule Movie Weekend, ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ Docuseries & More Exclusive: Lifetime has set its summer Ripped from the Headlines slate, which kicks off with an Ann Rule movie weekend, starting with Sleeping With Danger on August 1. A Murder to Remember will air ...

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