BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Premiere Date for New Original Dramas ‘The Oval;' and ‘Sistas’

Series to premiere back-to-back Wednesday Oct. 9 starting at 9 pm on BET
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New York, NY –– BET has just announced that the network will premiere Tyler Perry’s new original dramas “THE OVAL” and “SISTAS” on Wednesday, October 9 at 9 PM and 10 PM ET respectively. Wednesday nights will never be the same!

“THE OVAL” premieres Wednesday, October 9 at 9 PM ET.

“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. “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.

“SISTAS” premieres Wednesday, October 9 at 10 PM ET.

“SISTAS” follows a group of single black females as they navigate their “complicated love life”, careers and friendship through the ups-and-downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Premiering this fall on BET, the one-hour drama takes viewers on a roller coaster ride of emotions and hilarious moments that are the epitome of #squadgoals. “SISTAS,” stars KJ Smith, Mignon Von, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, DeVale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton, Brian Jordan Jr. and Kevin Walton.

Perry’s content lineup is slated to include over 75 hours of new original content to premiere on BET and BET+ over the next year including a new original drama, dramedy, and comedy series in addition to a live holiday-themed special.

“THE OVAL” and “SISTAS” is written, directed and executive produced by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.