TBS picks up more Tyler Perry

'For Better or Worse' extended for 35 episodes

TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.”

The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms.

“Tyler Perry’s shows have proven to be a popular draw for TBS on Friday nights,” said Michael Wright, exec veep and head of programming for TBS, TNT and TCM.

“For Better or Worse” will return for its new season in the summer, joining recently greenlit “Sullivan and Son,” “Men at Work” and “The Wedding Band.”

TBS’ other Perry show, “House of Payne,” is nearing the end of its seventh season, while “Meet the Browns” had its series finale in November, the week before “For Better or Worse” premiered.

The latest news comes with Perry’s latest movie, “Good Deeds,” set to hit theaters Feb. 24.

More TV

  • Rihanna France Concert Canceled

    Rihanna to Perform at Grammys With DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

  • Lori Mccreary and Gary Lucchesi PGA

    How Harvey Weinstein Drove the PGA to Combat Sexual Harassment on Set

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

  • Fox Orders Pilots From Lee Daniels,

    Fox Orders Pilots From Lee Daniels and Vali Chandrasekaran, Josh Safran, and Lil Rel Howery

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

  • ABC Logo

    ABC Orders Tim Doyle Comedy Pilot

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

  • TV Review: ‘Planet Earth: Blue Planet

    TV Review: ‘Planet Earth: Blue Planet II’ on BBC America

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

  • Jeff Zucker

    Jeff Zucker Has 'No Interest' In ESPN Job

    TBS has ordered 35 new episodes of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse.” The ensemble comedy stars Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart, Kent Faulcon, Kiki Haynes and Jason Olive. Premiering in November with a 10-episode freshman season, “For Better or Worse” averaged 2.9 million viewers to lead all basic cable sitcoms. “Tyler Perry’s […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content