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[09/03/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 3
Updates include: Amazon nixes "Cortés y Moctezuma" limited series; Sony Pictures Television in early talks with Amazon for its suite of Marvel series; and Rachel Lee Goldenberg to helm HBO Max's "Minx" pilot.

[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.

[02/22/20 - 06:47 PM]
"Ruthless," The Newest Drama from Tyler Perry Arrives March 19, Only on BET+
Episodes will roll out Thursdays on the streaming service.

[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.







RUTHLESS (BET PLUS)
Returns in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/19/20 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (24 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's first season will be split into two halves
DESCRIPTION:
(from BET's press release, February 2020) Today, BET+ announced the new original drama from Tyler Perry, "Tyler Perry's Ruthless," will premiere Thursday, March 19, 2020, exclusively across all platforms the service is available. Three episodes, of the 24-episode one-hour drama, will be available to stream with new episodes launching every Thursday. "Tyler Perry's Ruthless" is the first new original series from Tyler Perry to stream on BET+, a joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios. The series continues BET+'s mission to deliver a spectrum of original and compelling stories. "Tyler Perry's Ruthless," a spin-off of the hit television series "Tyler Perry's The Oval," tells the riveting story of a woman named Ruth who kidnaps her young daughter to join her in the dark underworld of a fanatical religious cult. "Tyler Perry's Ruthless" stars Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny D. Thomas, Yvonne Senat Jones, Baadja-Lyne Odums, Jaime Callica, Nirine S. Brown, Blue Kimble, Stephanie Charles, Hervé Clermont, Anthony Bless, and Bobbi Baker.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Bless as Malcolm
· Baadja-Lyne Odums as Marva
· Blue Kimble as Andrew
· Bobbi Baker James as Cynthia
· Herve Clermont as Mack
· Jaime Callica as Brian
· Lenny Thomas as Dikhan
· Matt Cedeño as The Highest
· Melissa L. Williams as Ruth Truesdale
· Nirine S. Brown as Lynn
· Stephanie Charles as Sarah
· Yvonne Senat Jones as Tally
CREW INFORMATION:
· Michelle Sneed as EP
· Tyler Perry as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Tyler Perry Studios