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[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[01/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
BET to Air Mega Night of Tyler Perry Must-Watch Originals with the Return of "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and the World Television Debut of "Madea's Farewell Play" Airing Tuesday, February 16
"Tyler Perry's The Oval" season two returns Tuesday, February 16, at a special time 10:30/9:30c.

[08/14/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 14
Updates include: Peacock lands "Clueless" reboot TV series; Thomas Roberts named new host of "DailyMailTV"; and various Vancouver-based series on track to begin production.

[08/05/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: Hulu's "High Fidelity," Freeform's "Siren" among wave of cancellations; NBC's "Connecting" casts quintet; and Disney Channel orders third season of "T.O.T.S."

[07/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 13
Updates include: Paramount Network nixes "Sexy Beast" TV series; Tom Bergeron, Erin Andrews out of "Dancing with the Stars"; Tamera Mowry-Housley announces departure from "The Real."

[05/13/20 - 06:01 AM]
BET Greenlights Second Seasons for Hit Scripted Series "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and "Tyler Perry's Sistas"
Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios on July 8, with premiere dates for both series forthcoming.

[01/28/20 - 12:53 PM]
The Jaw-Dropping Midseason Finale of "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and New Episode of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Delivered 3.5 Million Total Viewers P2+
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[11/07/19 - 11:50 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Perry's New Original Series for BET+, "Tyler Perry's Bruh" and "Tyler Perry's Ruthless," Expanding the Acclaimed Content Creator's Arsenal of Exclusive Programming for BET
The first series to complete production, "Tyler Perry's Bruh," produced by Perry exclusively for BET+, examines the world of dating, career, and friendship in a present-day society for a group of 30-something-year-old college friends.

[09/23/19 - 11:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce New Premiere Date for Original Dramas "The Oval" and "Sistas"
Tyler Perry's new original dramas will now premiere Wednesday, October 23 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c respectively (previously October 9).

[08/05/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Second Wave of Talent Cast in Perry's New Original Drama "The Oval"
The 25-episode original series will premiere this fall on BET.

[06/24/19 - 05:01 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios to Launch BET+
The first BET+ original - "First Wives Club," a new 10 episode scripted drama from acclaimed "Girls Trip" screenwriter Tracy Oliver - will debut on the service in the fall.

[06/20/19 - 11:15 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Perry's First Original Series, "The Oval," to Launch the Content Creator's Exclusive Programming for the Network
Starring Ed Quinn, Kron Moore, Paige Hurd and Daniel Croix Henderson, "The Oval," will introduce viewers to the new first family moving into the White House.







OVAL, THE (BET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/23/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2021)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (22 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 3 ordered on 2/23/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, February 2021) BET's double-feature of Tyler Perry's original programs strikes a ratings chord with viewers. 2.7 Million Total viewers P2+ tuned in during last Tuesday's season premiere of "Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Play" and "Tyler Perry's The Oval" (L3 simulcast across BET and BET Her on 2/16/21) with 1.2 and 1.4 Million Total viewers tuning in to BET alone respectively*. This season's guilty pleasures, "Tyler Perry's The Oval" is the #1 show for Black Viewers in ALL of Television 18-49, 25-54, and P2+ on its premiere night. Additionally, BET grew its audience versus L+SD double-digits +16% ("Madea's Farewell Play") and +50% ("The Oval" Episode #201). On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights Season Three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brad Benedict as Kyle Flint
· Ciera Payton as Lilly Winthrop
· Daniel Croix Henderson as Jason Franklin
· Ed Quinn as Hunter Franklin
· Javon Johnson as Richard Hallsen
· Kron Moore as Victoria Franklin
· Lodric Collins as Donald Winthrop
· Matthew Law as Kareem Richardson
· Paige Hurd as Gayle Franklin
· Ptosha Storey as Nancy Hallsen
· Taja V. Simpson as Priscilla Owens
· Teesha Renee as Sharon
· Travis Cure as Bobby
· Vaughn Hebron as Barry Hallsen
· Walter Fauntleroy as Sam Owens
CREW INFORMATION:
· Michelle Sneed as EP
· Tyler Perry as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Tyler Perry Studios