AP NEWS
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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+

January 28, 2020 GMT
1 of 2
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+
1 of 2
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+

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 28, 2020--

BET’s hit original series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” soars during its midseason finale on Wednesday, January 22 from 9pm-11pm ET, scoring 3.5 MM total viewers (Simulcast across BET and BET Her).* Engagement was at an all-time high on BET with “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” retaining more than 100% of its lead in series, “Tyler Perry’s The Oval. ” The Wednesday night episodes of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” also logged double-digits-L+3 ratings lift vs. their LSD numbers, +50% and +63% respectively.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200128005805/en/

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+ (Photo: Business Wire)

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval nabs multiple #1 rankings including:

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” delivered the following**:

Social highlights for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” include***:

“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” are executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed serves as Executive Producer of both series for Tyler Perry Studios. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” will return in the spring and fans can stream and binge the first 12 episodes now on BET+ (BET.com/BETPlus.)

About “Tyler Perry’s The Oval”

Secrets. Power. Revenge. The one-hour drama, “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. “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” 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. New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” will return in the spring. #TheOvalOnBET

About “Tyler Perry’s Sistas”

“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. “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” stars KJ Smith, Mignon,Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton, Brian Jordan Jr. and Kevin Walton. “Tyler Perry’s Sistasairs Wednesdays at 10 PM ET on BET and BET Her. #SistasOnBET

In the next episode of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” titled “In front of me,” Karen’s world is rocked when blood is on her hands. Sabrina is in for a big surprise with one of Maurice’s scheme’s. Danni plays “middle-man” to some troubling news. Trouble in paradise causes Andi to make a hard decision. New episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Sistas,” airs Wednesdays at a NEW Time 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

For more information on “ Tyler Perry’s The Oval” and “ Tyler Perry’sSistas” log on to BET.com.

*Source: Nielsen | Live+3 | Cumulative sum of average impressions across BET & BET Her premiere telecasts of Oval & Sistas 1/22/20

**Source: Nielsen | Live+3 for midseason finale performance | L+SD for rank among competitive from 9-30-19 through 1/23/20 | 2+ telecast min

***Source: Nielsen Social Content Ratings, linear program-level total interactions, 1/22/20; Sprinklr, YouTube Analytics, Tubular, 8/1/19-1/22/20; Trend24, 1/22/20-1/23/20.

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in nearly 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET Networks around the globe.

About Tyler Perry Studios

Tyler Perry Studios is a state-of-the art film and television production facility founded in 2006 by actor, producer, filmmaker, playwright and philanthropist Tyler Perry. Located in Atlanta, Georgia on the historic grounds of the former Fort McPherson army base, the new 330-acre campus is one of the largest production studios in the country. It boasts a variety of shooting locations including 40 buildings on the national register of historic places, 12 purpose-built sound stages, 200 acres of green space and an expansive backlot.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200128005805/en/

CONTACT: MEDIA:

For BET Networks:

Luis Defrank

Luis.Defrank@BET.net Chloe Williams

Chloe.Williams@bet.net For Tyler Perry Studios:

Tracy McGraw

tmcgraw@tylerperrystudios.com

KEYWORD: NEW YORK UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNICATIONS GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT TV AND RADIO CELEBRITY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS

SOURCE: BET Networks

Copyright Business Wire 2020.

PUB: 01/28/2020 03:52 PM/DISC: 01/28/2020 03:52 PM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200128005805/en