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
“TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” CLAIMS THE #1 SPOT IN ALL OF TELEVISION AND CABLE AMONG BLACK VIEWERS 18-49, 25-54, AND P2+
ON THE HEELS OF “TYLER PERRY’S THE OVAL” RATINGS SUCCESS AND EXPANSION OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING ON A NEW NIGHT,THE NETWORK GREENLIGHTS THIRD SEASON OF THE JUICY CAN’T-MISS DRAMA
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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.
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play
About “Tyler Perry’s The Oval” Season Two airs TUESDAYS at 9 PM ET/PTon BET & BET Her
On tonight’s episode, “Natural Habitat” Episode #202 premiering at 9 PM ET/PT, Hunter questions Donald and Kyle about the aftermath of the shooting at Denise’s boutique. Gayle comes up with a plan of escape and shares it with Jason. Jason withholds information that could thwart Gayle’s plans.
BET has partnered with Community to launch an innovative text messaging campaign for “Tyler Perry’s The Oval,” where fans can enjoy a sneak peek of behind-the-scenes of the show, exclusive content and text directly with the cast. Text The Oval directly at (202) 918-3800 for the latest.
“Tyler Perry’s The Oval” is executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.
About “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play”
“Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play” stars Tyler Perry as Madea, Cassi Davis Patton as Betty Ann "Aunt Bam" Murphy, David Mann as Leroy Brown, Tamela Mann as Cora Jean Simmons-Brown, Kwaylon Rogers (BlameitonKway) as Tiffany "TiTi" Samuels, Alexis Hollins as Darlene Samuels, Anthony Lewis as Devin, Jacobi Brown as Malik Samuels, Ashlee B. Gillum as Robin, Walter Fauntleroy as Omar, RaVaughn Brown as Sylvia, and Kendrick Mays as William Samuels. “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play” launched exclusively on BET+ in August 2020.
“Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play” is executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed and Mark E. Swinton will also serve as executive producers for Tyler Perry Studios.For more information, viewers can log on to BET.com and join the conversation on social media by using the hashtags #TheOvalOnBET and #FarewellMadea on all social platforms.
*Source: Nielsen NPOWER, L+SD, February 16, 2021 (Total Day). Total viewer claims for night based on cumulative sum of average Live+3 impressions across episodes (premieres on BET & BET Her) on 2.16.2021) | Simulcast coverage ratings based on BET Coverage Universe
February 24, 2021 9:54am ET by Pressparty