In TBS’ eyes, Tyler Perry can do no wrong. The network recently ordered 35 more episodes of the “hit” sitcom almost ensuring that this show is on its way to be Perry’s third to hit syndication.
“Tyler Perry’s shows have proven to be a popular draw for TBS on Friday nights,” said TNT and TBS’ head of original programming Michael Wright. “We’re very happy to keep that trend going by ordering more episodes ofTyler Perry’s For Better Or Worse.”
According to Deadline, For Better Or Worse is basic cable’s top sitcom, averaging 2.9 million viewers in its first season. Although its ratings were lower than Perry’s other shows House of Payne and Meet the Browns, For Better or Worse is still a hit for network and embraced by black audiences.
For Better or Worse is based on Perry’s hit films, ‘Why Did I Get Married.’ The show follows three couples as they deal with relationship issues and stars Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White.
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